This Friday, June 16th, tons of your favorite area small businesses are getting together for the first ever Launch Local.

This pop-up marketplace is right inside of the Dartmouth Mall in the former Picture People Space, right next to Sears. This pop-up market runs from 5p - 9p and includes:

No Joke Smoke BBQ:  Seasonal, organic small batch BBQ sauce.

Finest Hour Athletics: Men and womens' athletic wear from their shop based in downtown, New Bedford

Slave of the Sea: Men, women and kids apparel inspired by the New Bedford Fishing Industry

Salt March Pottery: Hand made ceramic pottery with hand painted wild flower imprints, baby hand and footprints in ceramic tiles, based in South Dartmouth

Smackadoodles:  Classic cinnamon rolls with flavored frostings, fillings and irresistible toppings, based in East Taunton

Purchase Street Records: Vinyl, CD, Cassettes & Clothing from their store based in Downtown New Bedford

Plus many more!  Shop with Lula Roe, Simply Sierra Jewelry, Healthsource, Adega Olive Oils, Stony Creek Farm, Servpro and Fuel Fur Paws.  This is the first of many Launch Local events.

If you are interested in getting involved, contact Michael Alfonso at 508-999-4536 or

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