partners partners are independent Southern California businesses, non-profits, & community organizations.

we love the challenge & choice we can all make in buying stuff made or designed in & around Los Angeles, & interacting with L.A. in a new way.

we explore Los Angeles to give you a different perspective on how you can both enjoy L.A., while supporting local people in your community. 

 – L.A. area designers, makers, & artists –

find the best locally-owned businesses in Southern California, as we introduce you to cool & interesting people in neighborhoods all across the Greater L.A. region making, designing & developing amazing products.

– Los Angeles neighborhoods – chooses partners based on the people, their stories, & their impact on local neighborhoods.

we have met all of our partners, know them well, & try to work with them closely in their local efforts.

check back often as we add new partners frequently.


hush beauty labs

February 5, 2018 by

Hush beauty labs' formulas are made or sourced in small batches with organic, natural and naturally-derived ingredients, our mission is to delight.

NOTO Botanics

January 29, 2018 by

Multi-Use - All Natural - Uni-Sexy - hand blended in L.A. by Gloria Noto

Would Works

January 9, 2018 by

Handcrafted goods that change lives. Would Works provides a work opportunity for people who are homeless or living in poverty.

El Machete Chilli Sauces

December 12, 2017 by

El Machete Handkrafted Chilli Sauces: rebellious & bold flavors that reflect Angeleno food and urban culture.

Lucin Candle Studio

December 6, 2017 by

Lucin Candle Studio handcrafts "Intention Candles" with all natural coconut wax. Hand poured in Venice Beach, California.

Coldwater Canyon Provisions

November 30, 2017 by

Award-winning jams, pickles, relishes & more - hand crafted using family & heirloom recipes, with the finest California pesticide-free or Certified Organic produce.

Avant Card Studio

November 14, 2017 by

Greeting Cards made from my Photography, Humor, & Love.

Simple Things Ceramics

September 26, 2017 by

Simple Things Ceramics is modern & functional art handmade in Los Angeles. Inspired by beautiful imperfections, organic shapes, & playful textures.

Urban Bloom

September 26, 2017 by

Urban Bloom is inspired by distinct colors & structure, using natural & upcycled objects for succulents & other drought tolerant plants.

Smiths & Kings

September 19, 2017 by

Made by hand. Made to last. Smiths & Kings takes pride in every last detail of the products that leave their workbench.

La Luna Salt

July 25, 2017 by

la luna salt of Agoura Hills, CA is a flavored sea salt company - handcrafting artisanal salts with delicious & savory flavors in Southern...

Glitter Mountain by Gina Zycher

July 21, 2017 by

Glitter Mountain by Gina Zycher are hand thrown ceramics made in mid-city Los Angeles, that have their own kind of grace without being too...