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.



March 4, 2017 by

Jorge Daniel Nuñez (aka JDN73) is a 1st generation Mexican-American artist born in SoCal who paints from his Mexican tradition & American culture.

Sweet Virtues

January 26, 2017 by

Sweet Virtues® are SIMPLE, SEXY, & SMART fashions for that woman on the go proudly - handmade & designed in L.A.

Brush with Bamboo

December 31, 2016 by

Brush with Bamboo is the world’s first plant-based toothbrush with every component (bristles, handle, wrapper, and box) being plant-based & BPA-Free, Vegan, and Verified...

Letterpress Chocolate

December 31, 2016 by

Letterpress Chocolate makes single origin chocolate in small batches, starting with the best cacao beans, which are carefully sorted, roasted, ground, then stored to...

Clean Living

December 31, 2016 by

Clean Living Natural Luxury skin, face & hair care products are derived from Nature, Non-Toxic, & made with Bio-Degradable Ingredients

Life is Funny Press

December 31, 2016 by

Life is Funny Press cards are printed by hand on an antique letterpress using 100% tree-free paper, paired with a recycled colored envelope, &...

Lahtt Sauce

December 28, 2016 by

Lahtt Sauce is an all-in-one chili oil sauce, made in L.A. from a perfected blend of simple & authentic ingredients.

Semolina Artisanal Pasta

December 13, 2016 by

Semolina Artisanal Pasta uses only organic Semolina milled from American-grown Durum wheat & is made with love in the historic Lincoln Heights neighborhood of...

Flores Lane

December 5, 2016 by

Flores Lane artists handcraft & hand pour amazing, neighborhood-themed, small-batch candles from their studio in West Hollywood, CA.

Chocolate and Steel

November 28, 2016 by

Armed with a hammer, torch & a rolling pin - Chocolate and Steel is eco-friendly jewelry, made in Los Angeles to make you smile.

The People’s Soap Co.

November 1, 2016 by

The People's Soap Co is informed by a compassionate love for civics & community, which means well-sourced ingredients, lots of collaborations, & giving back...

LKLY Designs

August 25, 2016 by

LKLY Designs offers high quality handcrafted woven goods for the home. Each product is carefully handmade by artisan and proprietor Lisa Young. ...


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