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Jessica Saial (centre-left) will be hosting her second market after her first event, the maker’s market, was such a success. (The Nut Facebook/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge coffee shop hosts local vendor market

The Dec. 4 market will take place at The Nut

 

Osprey Village in Pitt Meadows includes dozens of local businesses, ranging from coffee shops to salons. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows shoppers being pushed to shop locally this Black Friday

Business Improvement Association and Chamber of Commerce say local support is needed

 

Garibaldi Secondary School is hosting its first-ever grad craft fair fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 19. (Gssrebels Instagram/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge school hosts craft fair as grad class fundraiser

Garibaldi Secondary’s free craft fair takes place on Nov. 19

 

The West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace is at TRADEX Friday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 20. Photo contributed

10 reasons you should not miss Western Canada’s leading holiday season show

The West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Marketplace is at Tradex in Abbotsford Nov. 18 to 20

  • Nov 7, 2022
The West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace is at TRADEX Friday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 20. Photo contributed
B.C. blueberry pie on the celebrate B.C. menu from White Spot (contributed by White Spot)

2 Maple Ridge businesses featured in new White Spot ‘celebrate B.C.’ summer menu

The Celebrate B.C. menu, which offers locally-sourced ingredients, is available until Sept. 4

B.C. blueberry pie on the celebrate B.C. menu from White Spot (contributed by White Spot)
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it is more important than ever that consumers support local business whenever possible. (Special to The News)

Shopping local key to recovery – chamber

COVID reminder: Small business owners are your friends and neighbours who need support

  • Aug 30, 2020
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it is more important than ever that consumers support local business whenever possible. (Special to The News)
Local nurseries and garden centres, like Triple Tree, have been busy almost since the onslaught of COVID-19. (Rylan van der Pauw/Special to The News)

Some Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows businesses busier due to COVID

A run on vegetable plants, freezers, trampolines, and liquor still keep some local shops hopping

  • Aug 29, 2020
Local nurseries and garden centres, like Triple Tree, have been busy almost since the onslaught of COVID-19. (Rylan van der Pauw/Special to The News)
Big Feast is just one of hundreds of local businesses that relies on customers to shop and eat local. (Colleen Flanagan/ The News)

10 reasons why Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows should shop local

Chamber touts benefits of spending with local stores, shops, and eateries

  • Aug 28, 2020
Big Feast is just one of hundreds of local businesses that relies on customers to shop and eat local. (Colleen Flanagan/ The News)
Nature, in all its glory, is literally on Maple Ridge’s doorstep – including the Alouette Trail in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge is all about quality of life

This community boasts so many desirable attributes, least of which is hosting nature at its doorstep

  • Aug 28, 2020
Nature, in all its glory, is literally on Maple Ridge’s doorstep – including the Alouette Trail in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Regional Airport is just one of the locations many new entrepreneurs are considering when setting up a new business in this community. (Special to The News)

Attracted to all Pitt Meadows has to offer

This is a community that proves inviting to both families and businesses alike

  • Aug 27, 2020
Pitt Meadows Regional Airport is just one of the locations many new entrepreneurs are considering when setting up a new business in this community. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows’ Osprey Village offers a number of quaint, locally owned shops that would all greatly benefit from local support during COVID. (The News files)

OUR VIEW: Putting your money where your heart is

No better way to keep a community strong, than shopping local

Pitt Meadows’ Osprey Village offers a number of quaint, locally owned shops that would all greatly benefit from local support during COVID. (The News files)
Movement growing in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge to show locals some love

Movement growing in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge to show locals some love

Canada United movement is about encouraging shopping local and helping small, struggling businesses

  • Aug 26, 2020
Movement growing in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge to show locals some love