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primally pure

All-natural skincare and home products; Use code THE608ELLIE for 10% off

Personal Faves

We're all about clean, healthy products from companies that care. Whether they're sustainably sourced, chemical-free, organic, or all three, we've listed some of our favorite brands and products below!


Natural skin and hair wellness products, 100% vegan

force of nature

Sustainable cleaning that replaces all of your chemical-based products

glass containers

Pyrex is our fave. Sustainable, recyclable, refillable, healthy, safe

glass water bottles

See glass containers, but for water. Cuts back on plastic waste!

ewg skin deep

Personal care database to find sustainable, chemical-free products

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Furnishings and home accessories from around the world


Local furnishings and interior design specialists

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iconi interiors

A stylish blend of furnishings - consignment to vintage to new

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health, skincare, local shops + beyond

Keeping it Local

cosa boutique

Women's clothing and accessories boutique in Fitchburg

the hive

Outdoor lifestyle retail boutique for men and women

good day shop

Curated home goods and gifts on Monroe Street

the nile

Middle Eastern bakery and restaurant

ha long bay

Southeast Asian eatery - Thai, Vietnamese & Laotian dishes

pizza brutta

Wood-fired pizzas made from homemade and local ingredients

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