Q: What does an attorney, a florist and a handyman have in common?
A: They’re all members of the Louisville Independent Business Association
This month, the Foxhollow Concert Series is proud to partner with the Louisville Independent Business Association (LIBA). You probably know LIBA best for the ‘Keep Louisville Weird’ tagline, but at its heart, LIBA is an advocacy group for small, local businesses like our family farm.
LIBA is a 900-member strong organization whose mission is to preserve the unique character of the Louisville Metro area by promoting local businesses and educating people on the value of buying locally. To that end, they host several events each year including a Local Business Expo and the Buy Local Fair
(one of our favorites) and South Points Buy Local Fair to help business owners make meaningful connections with the community and each other. LIBA also publishes an annual printed Buy Local Guide or (for our environmentally-conscious friends) try their app.
Independent, locally owned businesses are our ‘cup of tea’. When we connect with families and faces behind local businesses they become our tenacious partners and even our friends. You can’t get that kind of love from a chain store. More importantly, supporting local businesses helps our community thrive.
Did you know for every $100 you spend at a locally-owned business more than half of that cash ($55) stays in our community? In contrast, when you spend $100 at a chain, only $14 of those dollars stay here!
LIBA businesses often work together, and you’re guaranteed to find someone who does exactly what you need in the LIBA database. This Friday, we are thrilled to be joined by some of the best independent business owners in the area.
Sunset Concert Series Sponsors and fellow LIBA Members
Representatives from LIBA will be at the concert. If you’re a small business owner and you are not a member, do yourself a favor and say hello to these guys. If you shop for (quite literally) anything and you want to keep the local love alive, look for the LIBA sticker in retailer windows or search the LIBA directory here. Keep it weird y’all!
Get tickets to this Friday's Sunset Concert Featuring Nellie Pearl and Jeri Katherine Howell.
Adult tickets $12 advance/$16 at the door. Kids 12 under free with advance tickets.