Love Your Local Celebrates Milestone: 500 Local Businesses Showcased on the Online Directory


The Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) proudly announces the inclusion of 500 local businesses on the Love Your Local directory at This milestone is a testament to our thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem and underscores the rich tapestry of businesses that make our community unique. 

Love Your Local was launched by OEV in 2018 as a Small Business Saturday campaign after Black Friday. The initiative has rapidly grown to a year-long movement dedicated to promoting the diverse array of enterprises that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of Tallahassee-Leon County. was launched in 2022 to make it easier for consumers to find and connect with the local services they need by providing a comprehensive directory of businesses across various industries. The directory now features an extensive and diverse selection of 500 local enterprises, ranging from boutique shops and restaurants to innovative startups and more. By embracing the platform, businesses have found a digital stage to showcase their offerings and connect with a broader audience.

To continue to amplify the importance of supporting locally owned businesses, OEV encourages residents to explore the online directory at to discover the wealth of products and services available within the community. The platform remains a vital resource for those looking to support local businesses and foster economic growth in the region.

As Love Your Local continues to grow, the OEV team expresses our gratitude to the community for its unwavering support and commitment to local businesses. We put the video below together to celebrate this milestone, which features a number of local businesses that can be found on the Love Your Local directory!

About Love Your Local

Love Your Local is a community-driven initiative dedicated to promoting and supporting local businesses in Tallahassee, FL. The platform serves as a comprehensive directory, connecting residents with the diverse array of enterprises that contribute to the unique charm and economic vibrancy of Tallahassee. Learn more by visiting or

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