We currently have 4, yes count them FOUR, types of membership – no one size fits all approach for us.  We are working to get on-line membership up and running, until then, please contact for information and membership applications.


Localists are individual community members committed to the Localism Movement.  Localism, in a sentence, is about living your life more locally.  It is about shopping local, dining local, supporting local food systems and celebreating local heritage, arts, and culture.

Localist members receive a Free Coupon Book (annually), a free subscription to Living Local our quarterly newspaper, and more.  Cost is just $50/year.  

Buy Local Members…

Open to locally owned and operated businesses in South Sound, these businesses are uniting in the cause of Localism, and supporting each other.  Through patronage we hope to support our members, The Living Local newspaper, the coupon book, as well as  South Sound culture for generations to come.  Cost if $99-399 per year.

Non-Profit Members…

Our region is home to countless amazing non-profits, who we often partner with on related projects.  Local non-profits wishing to access our marketing tools may join us, with a 50% discount on Buy Local Member rates.

Sustainable South Sound Partners

Our work often goes well beyond just South Sound, and in a world of globalism, we often get support and assistance from companies located elsewhere.  They can’t be Buy Local members – but if our goals and missions align, they make great partners.  $2000-4000 per year.

Contact SSS to Join Today!