Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Did you know, for every $100 you spend, your community benefits by*:

  • $65.40...from a local business, bricks-and-mortar or online store;
  • $34.50...from a local branch of a chain store;
  • $0       ...from an online, non-local retailer


*According to research firm Civic Economics

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Love What's Local - Garnett

  Love What’s Local is a collaborative campaign between Morning Mingle, Anderson County Economic Development (ACDA), Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce and Garnett Community Development to inspire, educate and encourage purchase of local goods and use of local services. Fact: Those who love local think local first.
  The Kickoff of the Love What’s Local campaign was held on November 21 at Monroe 816, located at 105 E. 4th Avenue. 
How can you participate in Love What’s Local?

  • Attend the Kickoff event on November 21!
  • Purchase as much as you can within our community.
  • Utilize local services, like banks, insurance agencies, healthcare providers, contractors, newspapers and others.
  • If you are a business owner or organization, use the “Love What’s Local” logo in all your social media, print and other marketing campaigns to help generate a love what’s local culture.


Why support Love What’s Local?

  • When you shop locally, your money and taxes stay local – supporting schools, police and fire departments, and much more.
  • Creates more jobs and encourages more business in our community.
  • Where we shop, where we eat and have fun – all of it makes our community home, vibrant and a place everyone wants to be.
  • Encourages future investment – Expanding businesses, entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character.


More information to be release at the Love What’s Local Social, Thursday, December 5th, 5:30 p.m. at Garnett Flowers and Gifts, 4th Avenue and Highway 59.


Questions can be directed to Julie Turnipseed, Director – Anderson County Economic Development, email: julie@garnettks.net, phone: (785) 448-5496, option 5.

Scenes from the Kickoff Party held Nov. 21.