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Are you ready for a sizzling summer experience in Harvard Square? In celebration of National Black Business Month, we are thrilled to invite you to the Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network's "Summer Passport to Black-Owned Businesses Pop-Up" shopping event, hosted by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts and Cambridge Local First.

Join us on Thursday, August 24th - Sunday August 27th at One Brattle Square for unforgettable days of discovering and supporting incredible black-owned businesses. This event is completely FREE to attend, so you don't want to miss out! Imagine strolling through a vibrant marketplace, filled with unique and diverse products that celebrate the creativity and resilience of black entrepreneurs. From fashion, vegan treats, artisan soaps, sauces, dog treats to accessories, there will be something for everyone.

But this event is more than just shopping. It's an opportunity to connect with passionate business owners, hear their inspiring stories, and support their dreams. By attending, you become part of a movement that uplifts and elevates black-owned businesses in our community.

So mark your calendar, gather your friends, and get ready for a day of shopping, storytelling, and celebration. This is your chance to make a difference while indulging in a truly enjoyable experience.

Reserve your spot at the "Summer Passport to Black-Owned Businesses Pop-Up" shopping event. We can't wait to see you there! 

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Thanks to the City of Cambridge Economic Development Department, Beacon Capital Partners, Harvard Square Business Association, and Cambridge Savings Bank for their sponsorship, collaboration and support in this effort to promote Black-owned businesses in Harvard Square. 

VENDORS + IG Handles

  • 2 Birds No Stones, LLC, IG= @twobirdsboston
      • Resin art handmade, children's sensory sand kits, and bracelets
  • Artifact Soapworks, LLC,  IG= @artifactsoapworks
      • Selling: Vegan artisanal soaps and related bath and beauty products
  • Bone Sauce- IG= @the_bone_sauce
      • National award winning sauce
  • Hilton Realty, No IG
      • Real Estate Sales, Rentals, Property Management, Project management 
  • Jahzara Fashion House, IG= @jahzara.fashionhouse
      • Jewelry, headwraps, hats, bags and some clothing items including tops, skirts and pants.
  • Love Balungi LLC - IG = @lovebalungi
      • Lip gloss, lip balm, body butter, lip scrub, body oil
  • Maxine Lorenzo Designs, IG= @Maxine Lorenzo Designs 
  • Handcrafted women handbags 
  • Nananke, No IG
      • We will be offering customized passion exploration calendars and personal fitness equipment.
  • Ninawa Zero Waste Clothes- No IG
      • Sustainable & Reusable tote bags and Eco Friendly & one of a kind clothes made with 100 % upcycled unwanted textile material
  • Nussli 118, IG= @nussli118
      • Selling: Pre-packaged plant-based desserts and snack and gourmet food gifts 
  • Safo Hair, IG= @safohair
      • Hair care products that include: scalp serum, clarifying shampoo, leave in conditioner, hair moisturizer, scalp spray
  • Stinky's Kittens & Doggies Too IG= @stinkysgrooming
      • Organic and natural pet treats, cat toys, dog toys, unique gift ware for pets and people who love them.
  • V P Holmes Art & Design IG= @Vpholmes
      • Original, prints and merchandise of my images
  • Wiggles Press, IG= @wiggglespress
    • Selling: Books

Warm regards,

Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

Cambridge Local First