Shop Local

Benefits of Shopping Locally


Did you know that every dollar you spend at an independent local business creates 3.5 times more local economic benefit than dollars spent at a chain.

3/50 Project


One national consumer-awareness campaign asks people, "Which 3 independently owned businesses would they miss if those stores disappeared?" The campaign then explains that if half the population spent $50 each month at local businesses, their expenditures would generate billions in revenue.

To learn more about this program, please visit the 3/50 website.

Get Involved


Shopping and doing business locally will directly assist in sustaining the quality of life in our beloved community. Shopping in North St. Paul is easily accessible and can provide good quality of life and savings. See what you think and give it a try.