As 2016 draws to a close, we wish you all a safe and joyous holiday season and Happy New Year. May the news and events below bring some additional cheer at this festive time of year.
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Buy local this holiday season

Here are 10 great reasons to shop locally this holiday season, from our friends at Portland Buy Local:

Keep dollars in the local economy
Embrace what makes your community unique
Foster local job creation
Help the environment
Nurture community
Conserve your tax dollars
Have more choices
Benefit from local owners' expertise
Preserve entrepreneurship
Ensure your community stands out from the crowd

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Fill their stockings with local love

The 2017 SunriseGuide is here and it's packed with valuable offers from Maine's favorite (and some soon to be favorite) local businesses. Delight your loved ones with the gift that celebrates healthy, local, eco-conscious living in Maine. And while you're at it, pick up a copy for yourself. Because we could all use a little more love and joy in our lives.

Did you know you can choose  between print or mobile versions? Get your guide-on-the-go with the mobile edition. When you order it here , you will be sent a handy packet including instructions and a unique access code for downloading the app - a perfect stocking stuffer!

Give the gift of a Green & Healthy Maine

The Green & Healthy Maine  magazine makes a great gift for family, friends, employees & clients. Place a gift order by December 12th and we'll send your recipient(s) a hand-written holiday greeting card to let them know about your thoughtful gift. Click here  to learn more,  or email us  to place your order today!
Support local artisans & craftspeople

December is a hopping time for craft fairs, and Maine has no lack of them! Here's a selection of upcoming fairs to check out:

12/10: Running With Scissors holiday show and pop-up fair (Running With Scissors studios, Portland)
12/10: Designing Women (Ocean Ave School, Portland)
12/11: Ho Ho Holiday craft fair (Ramada Inn, Lewiston)
12/11: Picnic Portland (Portland Company, Portland)
12/10-12/11: Annual "last-minute" Christmas craft show (Westbrook Armory, Westbrook)
12/16: Portland Pottery holiday sale & show (Portland Pottery, Portland)
12/17: Fine & Funky craft fair (Frontier, Brunswick)
12/17: Rosemont Artists' Guild craft fair (Breakwater School, Portland)
Maine's favorite green guide - for your favorite people

Did you know that we offer discounts of 20-50% when you order 10 books or more? It's true! We can even put your company logo on the book cover, so your recipient remembers your generous gift all year long. So long after the chocolate has been eaten and the wine enjoyed, the 2017 SunriseGuide will continue to bring joy to your employees and clients all year long.

For pricing and more information, click here

Order by December 9th and get your logo on the cover FREE!
Only a few weeks left. . .

. . . to use your 2016 SunriseGuide coupons!

Let the SunriseGuide be your personal shopping tour guide this holiday season. You'll find Maine's best local businesses, and save along the way with hundreds of great money-saving offers such as....  
  • Pick up the latest best sellers for the reader in your life with $5 off $25 at both Longfellow Books and Royal River Books.
  • Celebrate handmade items from near and far with 20% off at Waterlily.
  • Don't forget your favorite pet - take 20% off apparel, toys, and treats at Fish & Bone
That's just the beginning. . .your SunriseGuide is full of savings and ideas for local, sustainable gifts - you'll be done shopping and beginning the fun in no time!  
We're hiring!

Want to help us spread the love? We have openings for an advertising sales & marketing position based  in our Portland office as well as part time regional sales positions open where you can work from home. The successful candidate for each position is an organized, friendly, creative problem solver, with a fire in your belly for reaching your goals. You are passionate about helping Maine's healthy, local and green businesses to grow and prosper and let your inner light shine through your positive attitude (the glass is definitely half full).

Learn more here .

SunriseGuide Partner News

Fernleaf Bakery is opening a second location in South Portland (WOOT!). They're not officially open yet, but they will be offering offering free coffee and pastries from 8am-noon every day this week. Check 'em out! 

Sustainable Living Events
This list is just a sampling of the many events happening around Maine. Please visit the Local Events section of our website for even more events. 

12/7, 5-8pm, Oxbow Blending & Bottling, Portland

12/7,  7-9:30pm, Nickelodeon Studios, Portland

12/8, 5:30-9pm, Port City Music Hall, Portland
12/8,  4-7:30pm, Cloudport, Portland

12/9,  5:30-7:30pm, O'Maine Studios, Portland

12/9,  9:30am-12pm, The Island Institute, Rockland

12/10-12/11, 7am-6pm Sat & 7am-1pm Sun, Scratch Baking Co., South Portland

12/11,  11am-6pm, Portland Company, Portland

12/11, 11am-1pm, Eastern Promenade, Portland

12/11, 9am-1pm, Eastern Promenade, Portland

12/11, 1-3pm, Portland Food Co-op, Portland

12/12, 5:30-7pm, Caravan Beads, Portland

12/14, 8:30am-12pm, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

12/16-12/18, 5-9pm Fri, 9am-5pm Sat, 10am-4pm Sun, Frontier, Brunswick

12/16, 7-8:30pm, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

12/17, 2-5pm, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden

12/17,  2-4pm, Wells Reserve, Wells

12/21,  6-9pm, Salt Pump Climbing Co., Scarborough

12/28,  5:30-6:30pm, Portland Public Library, Portland 

12/31, 9am-1pm, Back Cove & Eastern Promenade, Portland

For a complete list of events, please visit the Local Events section on our website.