Top 10 Reasons

Shop Local Salmon Idaho and Lemhi County

Shopping local matters to Salmon Idaho and Lemhi County residents more than you may know. It benefits your neighbors, your friends and your own family. By making a conscious effort to shift only 10% or more month to back to locally owned businesses, we would generate a significant increase in our town’s economy each month. That means more money to improve our towns, educate our children, sustaining our unique offering of local businesses and preserving our treasured way of life in Lemhi County!

Here’s what happens when you shop local in Salmon Idaho and Lemhi County:

You Keep Dollars in Our Economy
For every purchase you make at one of our local businesses, up to three times more of your money stays in Salmon Idaho and surrounding communities.

You Embrace What Makes our Community Special
Local businesses keep Lemhi County unique and interesting. Whether you have lived here all your life or have moved here from another location. We want to maintain the quality of life that caused you to stay or to move here.

You Create and Sustain Local Jobs
Local businesses are more consistent at creating jobs for our neighbors. When businesses grow, self-employment opportunities and new jobs become available. The new employees and their families in turn add support and spend in the local economy  Keeping and creating local jobs is important to the future of our younger generations.

You Help the Environment
Buying from a local business conserves energy and resources in the form of less fuel for transportation, less packaging and offers you products that you know are safe and well made, because we stand behind them.

You Nurture Community
We know you, and you know us. Lemhi County local businesses proudly donate to community causes and education programs. When was the last time a national chain or businesses from surrounding states supported our causes?

You Conserve Your Tax Dollars
Shopping at your local business district means less infrastructure, less maintenance and more money available to beautify and maintain our community. Also, spending locally insures that your sales taxes are re-invested where they belong – right here in Salmon and Lemhi County.

You Create More Product Choices
We pick the items we sell based on what we know you like and want. Local businesses offer a wide array of product, gifts and services because we are able to products and services for our own community needs.

You Take Advantage of Our Expertise
You are our friends and neighbors, and we have a vested interest in serving you. We are passionate about what we do and offer more product knowledge, personal service and special assistance than national chains.

You Invest in Entrepreneurship
Creativity and entrepreneurship are what the American economy is founded upon. Nurturing a local business ensures a strong community and supports its growth.

You Make Lemhi County including Salmon Idaho a Destination
The more interesting and unique we are as a community, the more we will attract new neighbors, visitors and guests. Local businesses create a desirable destination for us all and this benefits everyone!

We encourage you to support Salmon Idaho and Lemhi County owned businesses because TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Click here to browse our Salmon Idaho Business Directory which includes all Lemhi County businesses.

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