Black Friday alternatives from Shanna Gillette

A sardonic look at the corporatization of the holiday shopping season and how it serves to continue the status quo, the blog offers more than social commentary; it contains proactive solutions to help you shop locally and outside the sphere of corporate influence.

The entry also includes some excellent gift ideas with brilliant photography from some local vendors at the recent St. Pete farmers market.

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Localist, sustainability enthusiast, and CL contributing photog Shanna Gillette blogs about the impeding "Black Friday" madness and the counter to that, "Shop Small Saturday".

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