Be Local Broome is a part of the Broome Regional Sustainability Coalition known as BRSC (pronounced “brisk “), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in the region while protecting its future.
BLB is one program among many within BRSC that strive to provide local Broome County residents with real options and alternative programming that works with the environment to improve the lives of local residents. Other programs include the Many Hands Food Co Op and Southern Tier Solar Works.
BLB focuses on helping to improve the quality of life in Broome County by connecting locallyowned businesses to local consumers. The BLB logo placed in locally owned businesses and the BLB business directory are concrete ways for local businesses to reach out to local consumers and for local consumers to know that their buying power has the power to make their community a better place to live.
BLB is guided by a member driven board of business owners and consumers. BLB provides a variety of real ways to make the local economy better and improve life in the community.
BLB can provide a user-friendly platform for locally owned businesses and organizations to advertise and promote special events and community activities BLB’s website and newsletters will also positive changes in local consumer buying habits, making our community and economy stronger, and a lot more fun!