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Shop Small, Eat Fresh, Buy Local

All across the state of Maryland this week, people are shopping small and buying local! This week is the Buy Local Challenge and here's how you can participate at The Family Room!

1. Shop Small at The Family Room! 

We are home to almost 30 Maryland Small Businesses. Stop by this week and check out our vendors and all they have to offer.

2. Meet us at The Market!

This Saturday is The Market at The Family Room and we are doing a special Christmas in July sale. Many of our vendors will be offering special discounts as well as bringing out sneak peeks of their holiday items. We even have a few NEW VENDORS joining us this week. 

3. Shop Small around Montgomery County!

Small Business is growing in MoCo and we love being a part of a movement of shopping small and growing our local economy. Check out Visit Montgomeryor The Moco Show for recommendations on places to shop and businesses to support!


Fresh Flowers always make our day at The Family Room! We have two local growers who supply us with the most gorgeous, unique & seasonal flowers you've ever seen! Next time you're at the shop, grab a bunch for your kitchen table, to gift to your friend, or just to brighten up your room!

Chocolate is ALWAYS a good idea! 🍫 Make sure you stop by Open Book Chocolate's tent at The Martket this Saturday! Their running a special on all their Christmas Carol chocolates for our Christmas in July Sale.

P and R Farms makes the best BBQ sauce in Maryland! Add it to your next Summer BBQ and you'll be licking your fingers and the plate! You can find these sauces over in the TFR Marketplace.

Love and Grit Farm has a delicious selection of seasonal produce at the shop and at The Market! Whether you're looking for spicy peppers or hearty potatoes, she has it at The Family Room!

It's been HOT in our part of town! Cool off with our refreshing and delicious ice cream from South Mountain Creamery, a local dairy farm in Middletown, MD. Not only do you get to support a local business, you get to enjoy some amazing ice cream too!


To learn more and take the Buy Local Challenge check out their website! They have a great list of tips, more ideas on how to support your local farms and small businesses and even recipes for all the fresh and seasonal produce you'll enjoy this week!

From Our Family Room to Yours, Kim & Corinne


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