ACRES Grants

Last year, we teamed up with Valley Conservation Council (VCC) to award nine Agriculture Creates Resilient EconomieS (ACRES) grants to local farmers and food businesses. The […]

Branch’s Soft Serve

Who They Are: Branch’s Soft Serve was founded by Tommie Branch and is a family run business.  Tommie is married and has three children and they very […]

Food Day 2014

Action, education, advocacy, and community-that’s what Food Day is all about. On October 23-24, area residents will join people around the United States in celebrating the fourth annual Food Day, building a movement to change […]

Social Media for Small Businesses

It’s All About Focus and Planning image source: Webservices Inc Social networks, blogs, and forums are a means to connect with people all over the world…including those who are in your target market […]


  Crowdfunding Until recently, expanding a business or getting a business going required asking a few people for large sums of money.  However, the birth of crowdfunding campaigns has turned that conventional […]

Anne Buzzelli


Who They Are: BuzzNutrition is a Nutrition Consulting business run by Anne Buzzelli. Anne is a Registered Dietitian who helps people connect how they feel to the food they chew. While tracking down […]

CrossFit Aliquid

CrossFit Aliquid

Who They Are Joe Gazmen Co-Owner/Head Coach CrossFit Level 1 Coach USA Weightlifting Club Coach Joe found CrossFit in 2009 while serving in the Marine Corps.  He fostered his […]

Mandy Boney

Fluffy Fannies

Who am I? Fluffy Fannies is a baby boutique specializing in modern cloth diapers and accessories.  Aside from diapers, you’ll also find baby carriers, diaper bags, organic baby wash and creams, and a line […]


Anointed Apparel & Accessories by Lelia

WHO AM I     Anointed Apparel & Accessories by Lelia is a custom-made clothing and alteration business that offers professional custom handmade clothing and accessories as well as alterations and repair […]

New in Staunton: Jena Buckwell

Yesterday we had the pleasure of meeting with new Stauntonite, Jena Buckwell! On her website she describes herself in the following way: Graphic Designer […]