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Support local?!

With the always wholesome Pressplay Salem publishing The Anti-Racist Ally’s Holiday Gift Guide, we are reminded that many locally owned businesses are struggling. If you are looking for takeout, or a holiday gift, why not support local?! Here are some neighborhood options:

Plants and flowers

  • 13th Street Nursery – 1298 13th St SE – – Our city nursery is celebrating its 100-years. 2020 saw new ownership and a fresh approach to green.

Beer and breweries

  • Capital Market – 1420 State St – – A staple on State Street. This inconspicuous building hides the largest, and most diverse, selection of beers available in Salem.

Restaurants, cafes and coffee

  • Taproot at the Old Mill Cafe – Mission Mill, 1313 Mill St SE – – Taproot, made famous by its downtown location, has now expanded into our neighborhood. Located on the Mission Mill grounds, the same quality menu is paired with a scenery unique in Salem.

Seafood and markets

  • Fitts Seafoods – 1555 12th St SE – – Salem’s finest seafood retailer. Known for its high quality, and extensive selection of, fresh products.
  • Salem Public Market – 1240 Rural Ave SE –
  • 12th Street Market – 1695 12th St SE