Shift to Small: Buy Your Basics Local
April 29th - May 5th
Presented by StayLocal and Good Work Network
From pharmacies to groceries, we’re challenging New Orleanians to shift their shopping from national retailers to local businesses. When you go participating businesses listed below, post about it on social media using #ShifttoSmall, and tag @StayLocal and @GoodWorkNetwork you will be entered to win two VIP Canopy Club Memberships to Bayou Boogaloo! The more businesses you visit and post about the better your chances.
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Home and Garden
4610 Magazine St., New Orleans
Eclectic source for fabrics, yarns and all of your sewing craft supplies. Dozens of classes offered on quilt making, sewing, fabric dying, knitting, and much more.
Aquiana Springs Water represents the very best of the best bottled water products and unmatched customer service tailored to meet the demands of an oil refinery, a hospital, or parents providing healthy alternatives for their children.
3248 Severn Ave, Metairie
Baby boutique offering a wide array of natural products for diapering, feeding, bathing & playtime.
1200 Annunciation St, New Orleans
Upscale design store showcasing modern furniture & home accents in bright, airy digs.
519 Wilkinson St #105, New Orleans
NOLA BOARDS is a homegrown, handcrafted cutting board, countertop, & custom furniture business. Wanting to combine their talents, Mandy Simpson & her husband Daren Sumrow of New Orleans Woodworking teamed up in 2014 to create these one of a kind pieces of functional art.
We love our pets and our city, and we wanted to find a way to combine the things that mean so much to us. What we came up with are some yummy New Orleans themed dog and cat treats made with nutritional ingredients…no you won’t find any monosodiumglutamativegemin here!
4601 Freret St, New Orleans
715 O’ Keefe Ave., New Orleans
Zeus' Place boards dogs and cats, has doggie day care Monday-Thursday and dog grooming Monday-Saturday.
We're your local, professional in-home pet care service. We work diligently to ensure that your pet is happy and well cared for at all times while we are on duty. We enjoy every minute providing our professional pet sitting and dog walking services to our furry friends. But most of all, we strive to be your partners in your pet's care.
2029 Magazine St, New Orleans
The pottery and tile we produce today is generated from the greatest examples from my years of collecting architectural salvage and ephemera. The Patterns used on my tile is the exact same pattern that was used on my circa 1890 Late Victorian bi-fold hinged dressing screen. New discoveries are ongoing and welcomed.
5234 Magazine St, New Orleans
Stafford Tile and Stone sells and designs with artisanal handmade tiles and natural stones sourced from quarries worldwide. Our exclusive relationships with craftsmen enable us to bring a variety of unique products to Louisiana and the Gulf South region. Our team is excited to help you create your one of a kind design.
363 Whitney Ave, Gretna
The Original Julius Lips Door and Glass Company, Inc. provides a proven history of high-quality service and workmanship throughout the New Orleans metro area. Julius Lips Door & Glass Co., Inc. was founded in 1978 by Julius Lips, Sr., the fourth generation of glaziers dating back to 1899 when the Lips family was introduced to the glass industry.
705 N Causeway Blvd, Mandeville
Are you looking for professional window tint installer the North Shore area of Mandeville, LA. Custom Tin Solutions offers high-quality tinting service for vehicles, tractors, boats, heavy equipment and any with vehicle windows wanting high-quality window film.
4421 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson
309 N Carrollton Ave #1N, New Orleans
6047 Magazine St, New Orleans
2949 Veterans Memorial Blvd. A-4, Metairie
At Jefferson Feed, we go the extra mile to make sure our customers get the best pet and plant products, service, and care. For over five generations, our neighborhood pet market has been one of the largest retailers of pet foods in Southeast Louisiana.
8211 Oak St, New Orleans
Penny Francis along with her daughter Casi St. Julian, visualize and incorporate interiors that reflect their clients’ vision. With seventeen years of experience, along with a 7,000 sq. ft. showroom/design center on New Orleans’ historic Oak Street, Eclectic Home enables customers to experience a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.
Business and Office Supplies
3436 Magazine St, New Orleans
Pack Rat Shipping Services is the go-to resource for packing, shipping, printing and business service needs. Their team of dedicated, professionally trained experts understands the meaning of Super-Star Customer Care and focuses on saving you time and money.
325 Funston St, Elmwood
Crescent City Packaging identified a need for a supplier in the city of New Orleans that would not only provide custom boxes but could also offer warehousing, distribution and custom packaging services. They are the only locally owned custom corrugated box company in New Orleans.
4517 Thalia St, New Orleans
Retailer offering custom embroidery & screen-printing services for schools, groups & businesses.
1514 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans
Locally-owned and operated printer serving businesses in the Metro New Orleans area since 1986. Contact Raised Printing Specialist today for efficient, economical service.
4315 Bienville St.
Proudly serving our community's signage and marking needs for more than 150 years. Ed. Smith began the business in 1867 and it stayed a family business in downtown New Orleans until 2008 when it was bought by Michael Rowan, an employee who had been with the company for more than 20 years. He moved the business to 4315 Bienville Street in the heart of Mid-City into a larger and more accessible location.
IVES Office Products & Printing Company was founded in 1959 by Charles M. Ives, Sr. to help better serve the office supply and printing needs of the greater New Orleans business community. Over the years, IVES has continued to expand its operations to become one of the leading independent office products & printing dealerships in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.
4500 York St, Metairie
Founded in 1984, Uni-Copy Technologies is now the leader in office automation solutions for southeast Louisiana and coastal Mississippi. Uni-Copy is also an authorized dealer for Konica Minolta, K I P, N E C, Toshiba, I B M and Xerox products in these markets.
8232 Oak St, New Orleans
Retail Drug Store - they'll have your prescription filled in 15 minutes or less while you can shop their aisles loaded with thousands of items with the lowest prices in town!
2564 Barataria Blvd, Marrero
888 Terry Pkwy, Terrytown
This family-owned pharmacy serves the local New Orleans area with fast, friendly service and discount prices every day on vitamins, nutrition products, supplements, organic staples and snacks.
2240 Simon Bolivar Ave Ste A, New Orleans
Crescent City Pharmacy is dedicated to providing a continuum of care to all populations and to consistently deliver superior care in all we do through increasing efficiency, decreasing wastes, and improving patient outcomes.
741 Nashville Ave, New Orleans
A friendly, old fashioned independent neighborhood pharmacy. Prescriptions, OTC medications, sundries, Boudreaux’s Butt Paste and Dr. Tichenor’s products.
Books and Entertainment
8126 Oak St, New Orleans
Independent bookstore buying, selling & trading titles in all genres, including children's books.
513 Octavia St, New Orleans
This independent bookstore with a hand-picked selection boasts a patio & frequent author signings.
631 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Tubby & Coo’s is a locally owned, progressive, nerdy new & used book shop and tabletop gaming store in Mid-City New Orleans.
4711 Freret St, New Orleans
Retail shop stocking new & used bikes plus gear & accessories, also offering repairs & refurbishing.
509 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Do you spend your day thinking about your next big adventure? Well, so do we. Massey's Professional Outfitters was founded in 1972 to serve New Orleanians seeking recreation.
601 Baronne St., Ste. C1
Rouler was founded in 2012 with the belief that the power of the bicycle can nurture peoples’ physical, emotional and mental health. They offer high-quality performance and casual wear; equipment and accessories; professional mechanic and fitting services; events and experiences for riders of all levels.
3508 21st St, Metairie
We people preserve memories including photo printing, invitations, announcements, video transfer, and editing. Also we help photo enthusiasts make the best decisions and are a resource for people who want better pictures.
Canoe and Trail Adventures is the most experienced outdoor guide service in Louisiana. For over 45 years Canoe and Trail has guided thousands of people into Louisiana swamps and bayous surrounding New Orleans.
1452 N. Broad Street, Suite C, New Orleans
Culinary Books--over 10,000 rare, new, used, and out-of-print cookbooks (plus our own spice blends, and art).
1700 Airline Dr, Metairie
A local toy store that is 50 years old this year. Traditional and contemporary toys.
5339 Prytania St, New Orleans
The Prytania Theatre is over 100 years old and is the longest continually operated theatre in the South. It has been operated by the Brunet family for over 25 years. The Brunet family has been operating theatres in the New Orleans area for over 130 years! At any moment, you can find three generations of the Brunet family working in the theatre.
1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans
Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center has been bringing alternative art to New Orleans since November 1986! Presenting film, video, performance art, visual art and literary events seven nights a week, all year round, Zeitgeist is considered one of the premier alternative arts center in the South.
636 N Broad St, New Orleans
The newest art-house theater in NOLA, and the only movie theater in Mid-City.
Thirty-seven years ago the first issue of Gambit Weekly was published. Today, papers are distributed every week to over 300 locations throughout the metro New Orleans area. This locally owned newspaper is one of the most successful weeklies in the country, and the recipient of numerous annual awards for editorial and design achievement.
2523 Bayou Rd, New Orleans
Bookstore & community space featuring African-centered books, art, fabric, gifts and more. Available to schools, churches, community events for storytelling, book clubs, performance venue, meeting space and book fairs.
Beauty and Wellness
Esplanade Mall - 1401 W Esplanade Ave, Kenner
Essentially NOLA features Artisan Soaps, Skin Care, Personal Care and Candles. All handcrafted in small batches featuring top quality ingredients and botanicals.
SPECIAL - 20% discount off entire purchase, including sale items! Use code StayLocal20
Natural Mixologist uses unique blends of naturally sourced organic ingredients of exotic botanicals, herbs, ancient salts, mineral clays, plant-based nut and seed oils to create skincare that heals and cares for your skin on a cellular level.
USDA certified organic gluten-free oatmeal soap. There six varieties hydrate, exfoliate, and lock in moisture for healthy skin.
Naturally Teyanna’s process mixes unique blends of naturally sourced organic ingredients of exotic, herbs, ancient salts, all plant-based and seed oils.
4121 Magazine St, New Orleans
A professional, licensed, and insured company that will exceed your fitness and nutrition expectations using safe and ethical training and instructional strategies developed within the certified scope of practice and experience that form the foundation of All Inclusive Health.
3909 Bienville St, New Orleans
Located in New Orleans’ Mid-City, they offer training in the Japanese martial art of Aikido. They are committed to helping every student, from beginner to advanced, learn and grow at their own pace. Classes for both adults and children are offered.
SPECIAL - 20% off of the New Student Special (which includes 2 months of Aikido practice plus a uniform) to anyone who mentions Shift to Small Challenge when they sign up before June 1st.
3708 Magazine St, New Orleans
We are an independent store, locally owned. We curate every frame, and do not repeat. All independent eyewear companies that make their own frames in Europe, Japan, and the United States. The best lenses for the client. All lenses are not created equally, nor are your eyes.
702 N. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
We are a third generation family-owned company, which was created to refer the highest quality caregivers who can provide the type of care that you would expect from family. We place the highest value on referring quality caregivers and providing excellent customer service.
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans
The Breath Is Life Holistic Wellness Center mission is to introduce you to a lifestyle of health, wellness and self-care.
519 Wilkinson St #106, New Orleans
ÆON, A Hair Studio We create timeless beauty through sustainable products and practices promoting an essence of well-being.
2372 St. Claude Ave, Ste 104, New Orleans
2613 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans
234 Loyola Ave, New Orleans
5606 Jefferson Highway, Harahan
At Magnolia Physical Therapy we take a hands-on approach to rehabilitative health care. All of our therapists bring years of extensive education and experience when working with patients, using an individualized strategy.
541 Julia Street, Suite 301, New Orleans
A personal grooming, wax-only salon for women's hair removal.
We believe Yoga is for Everyone. If you can breathe, you can do yoga. Our goal through Jai Bhakti Yoga is to cultivate a community practice that inspires diversity, unity, support, and acceptance while coming together to deepen into the soul, body, and mind.
Coffee, Wine, and Beer
1500 Magazine St, New Orleans
4700 Freret St, New Orleans
One of the first coffee shops in New Orleans to introduce hand crafted pour over methods, Mojo Coffee House is known for being a community meeting spot and offering a cup of coffee to suit anyone’s needs.
Petite Rouge Cafe Camionette is the red-hot brainchild of firecracker New Orleans bartender Julie Anne Pieri and internationally-renowned film teamster, Kurt Schmiederer. When Kurt could not find a decent cup of coffee on a Louisiana filmset, he set about to rectify it. They dreamed up Petite Rouge, your friendly neighborhood coffee house regardless of which neighborhood you live in.
3700 Orleans Ave #1C, New Orleans
Bottle Shop & Bar. Enjoy a huge selection of small production wine, craft beer and spirits in our store and our bar. Free tastings Thursdays!
1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd C, New Orleans
At Brady's, we’re committed to offering the best selection of products, the best prices, and the most raucous tastings around. From newcomers to enthusiasts, we’ve got something for everyone.
4124 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
We create beers that are balanced, flavorful and drinkable. We aim to have you enjoy our beers in a three-pint session, because you’ll want another after rounds one and two. Brewed below sea level, Port Orleans is committed to New Orleans tradition as a proud member of the local brewing community.
301 Basin St, Suite 1, New Orleans
Backatown is a locally-owned coffee boutique designed to reflect the unique personality and charm of old Storyville with excellent offerings and customer service.
SPECIAL - 10% off "Stay Local" discount from April 29-May 5
3940 Thalia St, New Orleans
As a family owned and operated brewery we put the quality of our beer and the people who make it first. We hope to honor the tradition of southern brewing while listening to our community and pushing to be innovative.
1027 Touro St, New Orleans
Second Vine Wine is a unique wine store located in the heart of the Marigny Triangle. They strive to make wine fun and approachable for everyone. Second Vine Wine offers an array of wines, including new selections, plus occasional tastings & classes.
3500 Magazine St, New Orleans
Premier wines, beer and spirits from around the world with an expert staff to guide you through the shelves!