SUPPORT LOCAL

Cornerstone Properties and coLAB are huge advocates in supporting the local community.  In fact, coLAB exists for that very reason - to help you and our local community thrive together. We truly are better together and we believe there are untapped connections and relationships that could open us up to a life we haven't even imagined yet.

In an effort to support and connect more and more people to the community,  we are launching a #colabcommunitychallenge. This is a fun challenge for you to either research local businesses, pick your favorites, or try something new!

All you have to do is SNAP a photo of something you have purchased from a local business, SHARE it on your social media, and you will be entered in to WIN an exclusive basket of goods and items from local artisans and businesses! (please read the guidelines and details below)

Challenge Begins: Monday, April 27th

Challenge Ends: Monday, May 4th at midnight (PST)


LOCAL GOODS BASKET PRIZE: Donated by Cornerstone Properties

  • Retrograde Coffee Roasters Beans 

  • Three Sisters Apothecary – Rose Coconut Bar Soap

  • Three Sisters Apothecary – French Lavender Sea Salt Scrub

  • (1) F.E.E.D. Sonoma Produce Bin: freshly-harvested multi-farm vegetables, feeds a family of four or makes 4-5 meals

  • Harmony Farm Supply – Assorted Garden Starter Seeds

  • Topaz and Pearl Jewelry – Handcrafted SOCO Necklace

*All items valued at a total of $135.


GUIDELINES

Instagram

  • Follow us on Instagram

  • Share this photo on your feed or your story

  • Snap a photo of something you’ve purchased from a local business (a meal, product, service, etc.)

  • Use Hashtag: #colabcommunitychallenge and tag @colab_connect
  • Enter to win an exclusive Local Goods Basket donated by Cornerstone Properties

Facebook

  • ‘Like’ us on Facebook

  • Share this photo

  • Snap a photo of something you’ve purchased from a local business (a meal, product, service, etc.

  • Use Hashtag: #colabcommunitychallenge and tag @colabconnect

  • Enter to win an exclusive Local Goods Basket donated by Cornerstone Properties

Other

  • One photo per person
  • Must fulfill all guidelines above for entry to be valid
  • Must be a Sonoma County Local Owned + Run Business

Local Artisans and Businesses Featured

 

Retrograde Coffee Roasters


Retrograde Coffee Roasters was founded by then-baristas Danielle Connor and Casey Lanski in 2014. Back then, we roasted our coffee out of our home kitchen and would truck our coffee cart around to countless farmer's markets and events. Retrograde is going back to the basics of what we love: specialty coffee, community connections and hand made provisions. Our focus is in the details with our small batch coffee roasting and value-based approach to everything we do. 

As Retrograde moves forward, we maintain our focus on the details and how it impacts the world around us.

We strive to improve the lives of others by extending kindness to all, creating sustainable careers in coffee, giving back to our local community, schools, organizations and non-profits and committing to taking care of our Earth through our green business practices. 

Contact: Facebook + Instagram


Three Sisters Apothecary

Sonoma County based boutique Soap Cauldron is the home of the Three Sisters Apothecary a line of artisan soaps and skincare handcrafted in small batches in the centuries-old tradition with gourmet oils, butters, essential oils and botanicals. We are also the creators of  Soapy Tails an all-natural line for Canine bath and coat care.

Three Sister’s Apothecary has been creating artisan soap since 1999. Our handcrafted bar soaps are made in the time-honored tradition of the first soap guilds of 7th century Europe.

We are community based, and family owned. We care about transparency and simplicity.

Our products are made naturally and packaged environmentally with the smallest carbon footprint possible.

Sisters Pandora and Emma and her daughter Sabrina are the creative energy behind Three Sisters Apothecary. Together we create all our bath and skin care items in our local soap studio and share our products with our local community of family and friends. We choose to select ingredients directly from nature and transform them into nourishing and gentle products to cleanse and pamper the skin. Try either of our brands Three Sisters Apothecary or Soapy Tails and experience our truly natural products and pamper yourself or the ones you love.

 Contact: Facebook + Instagram


F.E.E.D. Sonoma


FEEDing you locally since 2011, FEED Sonoma is a food-hub community of 80+ local farms, supporting ecologically sustainable farming and ranching practices.  In May of 2020, FEED Sonoma will become California’s 1st farmer- & employee-owned fresh produce cooperative!

Contact: Facebook + Instagram


Harmony Farm Supply

Rooted in Sonoma County since 1980, Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery has been a renowned resource for best practices in land stewardship. Their knowledgeable staff and earth-friendly products have set them apart as a pioneer and leader in organic agriculture and gardening since 1980. Drip irrigation; Organic fertilizers, soil amendments and pest controls; Organic veggie starts; Bare root (fruits, nuts, and berries, asparagus); Tools and supplies; and a unique selection of plants for creating your own ecological oasis.

Contact: Facebook + Instagram

 

Topaz and Pearl

Modern Bohemian Jewlery

There's a magic that happens when we connect with other humans through beautiful, handcrafted goods. We are a tiny team led by one woman on a mission to create that magic with colorful gems. All of our designs are made in our cozy studio in Sonoma County. Fueled by black coffee and tacos, we are building this business by our bootstraps (and they're hella cute boots if we do say so ourselves).

We believe that dressing beautifully is self care and that the right jewelry can help boost your confidence. We want women to feel joyful every day by using their wardrobe as an opportunity for fun. We hope you laugh more, smile bigger, and make all the memories. And we'd love to be a small part of that.

We combine techniques including wire wrapping, bead weaving, metalsmithing and more to handcraft our designs. Our goal is to bring you unique, high-quality jewelry that won't break the bank. We also post free styling videos on Instagram with advice to help you build the fun and functional wardrobe of your dreams.

 Contact: Facebook + Instagram

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