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November 18th: Portland Buy Local Book Club

Nov 18, 2014 @ 7:00pm   Events, News & Events

Join us every third tuesday of the month at 7pm at the Portland Buy Local office (306 Congress Street) for book club. We are currently reading The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food by Ben Hewitt.  Food and drinks will accompany the book banter!  Start reading! Please RSVP to


November 14th: 4th Annual Freedom Gala

Nov 14, 2014 @ 7:00pm   Events, Member Events, News & Events

In association with The Maine Freedom Project:  4th Annual Freedom Gala at The Landing 353 Pine Point Rd Scarborough Me 7-11pm.  Join us for a fun evening of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, live music and an auction to benefit LOVE146 and a Southern Maine safe house.


November 7th: Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary

Nov 7, 2014 @ 5:30pm   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary Founders Night Celebration

Friday, November 7, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Join us to honor the founders and leaders of Greater Portland Landmarks over 50 years. This celebratory evening will feature a reception and remarks by Maine’s official State Historian, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

Masonic Temple, 415 Congress Street, Portland, Maine

Tickets $50 per person. To purchase tickets call 207-774-5561 or visit


November 5th: Heat Local Home Tour

Nov 5, 2014 @ 6:00pm   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Heat Local – Kedel Pellet Boiler with 3 Ton Storage in South Portland

Join us on Weds, November 5 from 6pm to 7:30pm for a Heat Local home tour when we are traveling to 194 Walnut St in South Portland to visit the Corbins and learn about their journey off fossil fuels for home heating. By switching to Kedel, the Corbins are poised to save over $1200 on their yearly home heating and domestic hot water costs while also reducing their CO2 by 90%. By transitioning to a local, renewable, and sustainable heating fuel, they are supporting Maine’s economy and lowering their carbon footprint. Come meet the Corbins, learn how their adventure began while enjoy light dinner fare from Verbena in South Portland. ReVision Heat will be on hand to answer your questions and provide a tour of the their Kedel central heating system. RSVP by calling 207.221.5677 x2 or use our contact formto email us.

When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Where: 194 Walnut Street, South Portland

October 22nd: 7th Annual Indie Biz Awards

Oct 22, 2014 @ 6:00pm   Events, Highlights, Member Events, News, News & Events

Portland Buy Local’s 7th annual Indie Biz Awards will take place Wednesday, October 22nd at SPACE Gallery. Please add this year’s event to your calendar and encourage your friends and employees to come out! The Portland Indie Biz Awards recognizes leaders among Portland’s vibrant independent businesses and community organizations, showcasing the impact that independently owned businesses have on Greater Portland and the state of Maine.
Last year’s awards brought together more than 200 supporters, Portland Buy Local members, and their employees for live music, a lively auction and local food and brews.
Get involved.  From volunteering to sponsoring to in-kind donation, there are many ways that you can be involved in this year’s awards.  Email us at for more information.

Be sure to attend the Awards on October 22nd, from 6-9pm, at SPACE Gallery to see who will win the hearts and minds of Portlanders – there will be a live auction, live music and local food and brews on tap!

Click here to see our featured live auction items!

Thank you to our 2014 Indie Biz sponsors:


tsunami_tatoo                   revision                    Coffee By Design

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apothecary                angelaadams            sponsor10-benchmark

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Thank you sustaining members!

Aikido of Maine   /   Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum   /   BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate   /   Brianna Courneya   /   Bull Feeney's   /   Casco Bay EyeCare   /   Casco Bay Frames & Gallery   /   Coffee By Design   /   CornerStone Building & Restoration   /   Danielle Marks   /   David Munster’s TV   /   Fish & Bone   /   Goodwill Industries of Northern New England   /   Green Clean Maine   /   In’finiti Fermentation & Distillation   /   Joan Leitzer   /   Joe Gervais   /   John McVeigh   /   Kristen Smith   /   Marsh Agency   /   Mitch and Peg Cyr   /   Nine Stones   /   Nomads   /   Peter Metsch   /   Planet Dog Foundation   /   Port Property Management   /   Portland’s Downtown District   /   Sebago Brewing Company   /   Stacy Mitchell   /   The Great Lost Bear   /   The SunriseGuide   /   TruChoice FCU   /   Tsunami Tattoo   /   Vervacious   /   Videoport   /   XPress Copy