One of the big things I like to promote here on Lost Cowboy is the whole idea of supporting local businesses and artists.  Local being wherever you are…  No matter where you live there is likely a thriving arts community with many small businesses looking to make a living by making and selling what they love to people who appreciate it.

Of course, good things can be “found” at all kinds of businesses large and small – and we highlight all here – but the local artisan is closest to our heart.

This post’s purpose is purely to promote the idea of patronizing your local businesses and artists – as highlighted on this sign I snapped at a Arts Festival in Lincoln, NH last summer…