Supporting Blaine County Businesses #buylocal208 Movement

One of our awesome followers, Bronwyn Patterson Nickel, used the #buylocal208 formula (and added some great new categories) to create this fantastic list of Blaine County businesses that could use some extra love right now!

Now is the time that we need to support the small businesses that are hurting from social distancing and cancelled events. Now is the time to help those local businesses that we love keep their doors open! Join the #buylocal208 movement with the Idaho Bucket List team!
How can we join the movement?
• Use #buylocal208 to tag your favorite Idaho businesses and products on Instagram and Facebook

Here are a few ways to help support Blaine County's small businesses from home:
• Shop a local businesses website or Etsy. Here are a few of our favorites:
Independent Goods-Crafts and art by independent artisians
Kary Kjesbo-“Jewelry with an unexpected edge”
Backwoods Mountain Sports-Outdoor apparel and gear
Maison et Cadeuax- French boutique selling home goods and baby apparel
• Take home a can of locally brewed beer. Places with brews to go:
Sawtooth Brewery
Warfield Brewery
- Sun Valley Wine Company
The Sawtooth Club (featuring Milner’s Gate Brewery brews)
• Buy or subscribe to an Idaho-made magazine to enjoy at home:
Boise Lifestyle - free digital edition
Sun Valley Property News-free online edition
Territory Magazine - free online edition
Idaho Family Magazine - free online edition
• Book a staycation (for when quarantines are over)
Limelight Hotel
Hotel Ketchum
Sun Valley Resort
Best Western Tyrolean Lodge
Best Western Kentwood Lodge
• Commission a custom piece of art:
Barry Peterson Jewelry-treat yourself to a piece of custom designed jewelry
Saddletree Gallery-framing and photography
Sun Valley Gallery Association-a list of local galleries and the artists they represent
• Listen to an Idaho-made podcast:
Secret's Out Idaho - What makes Idaho such a unique hidden gem
Animals to the Max - Idaho native, Corbin Maxey teaches us about animals!
• Order from a local restaurant to go:
Grill at Knob Hill
KB’s in Ketchum and Hailey
Dang’s Thai Cuisine
 • Pick up some at-home entertainment:
Iconoclast Books-crafts kits, games, and books for all ages
The Toy Store-puzzles and board games
Hank & Sylvies-baking how-to’s, cookbooks, and journals
• Share an Idaho artist's work:
Find a local artist online that you love and share their work! It could be a poem, photograph, painting or video - just make sure to tag them and give them credit for their work of art. 
• Get a coffee from a local drive-thru or get it to go:
Black Owl (Hailey)
Java (Ketchum and Hailey)
Coffee Corner (Bellevue)
• Buy a gift card to use in the future:
Sue Bridgeman Florist –Future flower bouquet
Chapter One Bookstore-future favorite book
Galena Lodge-Future adventure date
Mahoney’s Bar and Grill-Future friend night out
High Altitude Fitness or Zenergy-Future work out
• Write a review for your favorite local business:
- Many people rely on reviews on Facebook, Google, and Yelp to make decisions on where to spend their hard earned money! Take some time each day to write a few reviews of your favorite locally owned businesses. 
• Order baked goods from a local bakery:
Perry’s Restaurant (Ketchum)
Café Della (Hailey)
Konditorei (Sun Valley)
Spread the love:
- Consider a donation to The Hunger Coalition via their website to help our community members experiencing sudden food insecurity
- Don’t forget about our animal friends! Consider donating to
Stella’s Shelter Fund to help underfunded shelters in throughout Idaho
- Doing spring cleaning while staying at home? Consider donating gently used items to the
Advocate’s Attic (Hailey) or The Gold Mine
- Check with your favorite nail, hair, and waxing salons about their availability


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