Localist Blogs

The Orange Bee

At The Orange Bee, Linda shares her love for food and for beekeeping!

Woven Greensboro

Woven Greensboro is your favorite weekly loveletter to the Gate City!

Vivid Interiors
Vivid Interiors is a fresh new interior design firm located in downtown Greensboro NC.

Vivid Interiors is a fresh new interior design firm located in downtown Greensboro NC. We’re an eclectic mix of polished prepster with a little bit of funky quirk (think Wes Anderson in film) .  We’re dedicated listeners with a discernible ear and eye for your style.

Maxie B's
Treat yourself to the delicious recipes featured on Maxie B's bakery blog!

Maxie B's Bakery Blog

The Extra Ingredient
Need dinner ideas? The Extra Ingredient has you covered! Check out their blog for great recipes.


Karson Bankhead
Behind the scenes look into Triad Local First from the eyes of an 18 year old intern learning what it means to be local. Check out Karson's blog for reviews on events and what happens on a day-to-day basis in the office. Since Karson is an intern and her time with us is short, her blog work will only be reflecting Triad Local First through the dates from April 28th- May 27th. 


Professional Services

Chicks, Chat, and Change
Ann Zuraw offers personal financial advice tailored specifically for women in her regularly-published blog. Ann is holds CFP (Certified Financial Planner), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), and CDFA (Certified Financial Divorce Analyst) designations, an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MBA from Cal Berkeley. She has over 30 years of experience in financial planning, portfolio management, family businesses, and stock analysis.

For Foodies:

Local mom and foodie, Laura, shares her families favorite recipies on her blog.

Mod Meals on Mendenhall
Started by Cecelia Thompson, Mod Meals on Mendenhall is a blog that seeks creativity and expression outside the workplace. With a hunger for fun, new friends and adventures, it has resulted in many big bites and much banter and babble.  Putting it purely, Mod Meals on Mendenhall is about passions. It hopes to be a mechanism to leverage what is true and dear to those who love food and love to eat in Greensboro, NC and elsewhere. 

The Sugar Box
The baker from home, Kendra, creates blogs that reflect her two passions, baking and pop culture. She boxes up the happy for her local friends in the form of Sugar Boxes and also created The Sugar Mob, a way for fangirls (and boys) to unite under the banner of pop culture obsession with a few cookies thrown in.

Vida Pour Tea
Get inTEAmate with Vida Pour Tea's blog, believing that one should be healthy, creative, and drink good tea. Vida Pour Tea's owner, Sarah Chapman, turned her blog into a primarily photo based one to let her pictures do most of the talking, with still occasionally touching base on her favorites from Vida Pour Tea.

Young Entrepreneurs:

Shift's mission is to contribute to the Greensboro community, by delivering successful startups, new jobs, collaborative events and access to resources. 

Farms That We Love:

Massey Creek Farms
Massey Creek Farms is a small family farm in the center of Rockingham County, North Carolina. They specialize in sustainably grown, grass fed meats and eggs. Massey Creek Farms blog dedicates their pages to sharing their efforts with the community, believing that we are all family after all.