A holiday dedicated to small businesses is nice, but local retailers need our year-round support. Here's why.

Locavesting Staff


Morgan Simon of Transform Finance

After seeing too many good intentions gone wrong, Morgan Simon was inspired to create her latest social impact venture.

Anne Field Showcase

Move over jerky. Tanka Bars are a delicious and healthy meat & fruit snack based on a traditional Native American recipe. And they’re helping restore buffalo to the Great Plains and a way of life to the Lakota people. Native American Natural Foods is now raising money to expand. View offering. 

Last year over $3 billion worth of produce went unharvested because farmers couldn't find enough workers. Ganaz is like a Glassdoor for agriculture – it helps farm owners find workers and helps farm workers find out which farms offer the best jobs. View offering.

Credit card processing fees generate $60 billion a year. GroundSwell is a new cobranded credit card provider that redirects fees to nonprofits that are making the world a better place, rather than to big banks. Yes, please! View offering.

Entrepreneur Jill Taft was inspired to create her own eco-friendly, safe, and effective products for personal use after she gave birth to her first child. Seven years later, Logic Products has four product lines for kids, pets and families that’s generated $2.7 million to date. View offering.


A "first of its kind" partnership will give women entrepreneurs raising money on Kiva a financial boost.

Amy Cortese
JOBS Act progress

Now that all of the pieces have gone into effect, we can begin to take the full measure of the law. Is it living up to its promises?

Locavesting Staff


clean energy credit union

Savings accounts and "clean energy CDs" will exclusively fund clean energy-related lending.

Locavesting Staff

In Action

Watch Janelle Orsi’s ComCap17 talk!