end of 2012 :: an idea for a Cape Cod lifestyle guide with a fresh perspective is born.
February 2013 :: our first email was sent out to the world!
July 2013 :: we put on our first Love Local Fest.
April 2015 :: we decide to put all of our ideas, insight and knowledge into the 1st Love Local Field Guide, a printed handbook to the best of the Cape’s locally made, grown and crafted.
April 2018 :: we opened our Love Live Local retail store where customers can find their favorite locally made products they come to know from our Love Local Fests year round.
September 2018 :: we launched a podcast, Built on Cape Cod, with Starr Struck Studios, in order to provide current and aspiring Cape Cod entrepreneurs with inspiration, wisdom, and valuable insights.
November 2019 :: we launched the first annual Love Local Gift Guide, the ultimate guide to shopping local on Cape Cod for the holiday gift giving season.
January 2020 :: Love Live Local becomes a nonprofit organization in order to focus more of our efforts on educating the consumer public about the importance of shopping local and advocating on behalf of the local business community.
April 2020 :: Love Live Local launches the Cape Cod Resilience Fund in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The CCRF issues small grants to locally owned businesses to help them with their day-to-day expenses.
By the Numbers
93 monthly emails
26 festivals + 2 virtual festivals in 2020
7 print publications
$21000 raised for local nonprofits at our Holiday Love Local Fests
$49,000 in grants given to small businesses through the Cape Cod Resilience Fund
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