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Buy Extension (BE): BE More, BE Local

Buy Extension (BE) focuses on developing sustainable communities within Idaho's Treasure Valley by promoting sustainable agriculture, celebrating art and artisans, and fostering a sense of community through relational development with farmers, gardeners, artisans and local operating markets. 

BE works to develop sustainable communities through collaboration, relationship capacity building, and education. We strive to link farmers, gardeners, and artisans to businesses, nonprofits, and operating markets through educational outreach, relational meetings, community engagement (trainings, workshops, tours, programs and events), site visits, and profile development. The work that BE does provides , sustainable agriculture practitioners, artisans and business owners have more time to focus on family, and the things they value.

BE was established in 2014, and became a certified 501(C)3 nonprofit June 2015. BE is located in beautiful Boise, Idaho. 

 

Idaho Gives

A huge thank you to everyone who supported us at Idaho Gives this year! We are so happy to live in such a great place that supports small nonprofits like us. 

 

Whole Cities Foundation Grant Recipient

We are so excited about our upcoming Pollinator & Backyard Gardener conference on June 30th! Thank you to Whole Cities Foundation for the opportunity to be part of the Community First Grant. We've put in a lot of work for this opportunity, and are so grateful to have been chosen as a 2017 community partner! We are thrilled to be representing Idaho as the only Idaho-based nonprofit selected in this grant cycle.