Syracuse First http://wrvo.org en Chris Fowler on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/chris-fowler-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">On this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Chris Fowler of the organization <a href="http://www.syracusefirst.org/"><strong>Syracuse First</strong></a> returns to the program to discuss how the buy local movement has evolved and strengthened since he spoke to Grant&nbsp;Reeher</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;two years ago.&nbsp; How does it fit into the broader set of concerns for sustainability, and for local busin Sun, 16 Jun 2013 20:45:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 39490 at http://wrvo.org 'Buy local' promoter will hold local economy summit in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/buy-local-promoter-will-hold-local-economy-summit-syracuse <p>A promoter of the buy local movement in Syracuse will hold a regional summit next month to promote local business and encourage entrepreneurs to set up shop. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:24:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 36999 at http://wrvo.org 'Buy local' promoter will hold local economy summit in Syracuse Shoppers gather to support Craft Chemistry in the first "Cuse Mob" http://wrvo.org/post/shoppers-gather-support-craft-chemistry-first-cuse-mob <p>An advocacy group for local businesses in Central New York organized the first &quot;Cuse Mob&quot; on Saturday by inviting people through Facebook and Twitter to spend $10 at an independently owned craft and gift shop on Syracuse&#39;s North End. As a local band played outside, an estimated 200 people visited Craft Chemistry in just an hour.</p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 14:12:39 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 18820 at http://wrvo.org Shoppers gather to support Craft Chemistry in the first "Cuse Mob" Syracuse First organizes "Cuse Mob" for Saturday http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-first-organizes-cuse-mob-saturday <p>Syracuse First is using a social media strategy to push it&#39;s buy local message this weekend.</p><p> Fri, 04 May 2012 11:05:20 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18697 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse First organizes "Cuse Mob" for Saturday Holiday shoppers encouraged to buy local http://wrvo.org/post/holiday-shoppers-encouraged-buy-local <p>Keeping your holiday shopping dollars local can also boost the economy of Central New York.&nbsp; That&#39;s one reason <a href="http://www.syracusefirst.org/">Syracuse First</a> founder Chris Fowler is encouraging shoppers to consider buying local as they head out to stores this holiday season. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:44:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10040 at http://wrvo.org