The Gift of Shopping Local
Join us for a discussion on how to curb overspending as well as the importance and value of shopping local during this holiday season. You’ll hear from our business, non-profit and personal finance Expert in Residence Nalisha Jagroop, and founder of NU Grocery, Valerie LeLoup, about the impact of spending your dollars locally.
Nalisha Jagroop has built her career at Alterna Savings credit union, with more than 9 years in the financial industry with extensive experience in retail and community banking. Nalisha has a love for entrepreneurship and personal finance and is a subject matter expert on banking the nonprofit and charitable sector.
Valérie LeLoup is the founder of NU Grocery, Ontario’s first zero-waste grocery store which opened in Hintonburg in 2017. With co-founder Sia Veeramani, she recently opened a second storefront in Old Ottawa East with the same goal of making make zero-waste grocery shopping more accessible and convenient. She also gives frequent talks and workshops about waste-free living and responsible consumerism.
Brown Bag Lunches are Impact Hub Ottawa’s weekly lunch & learns led by Hubbers, for members and non-members alike. Topics vary each week, but you’re always sure to learn something new!
- A link to register via Zoom will be provided once you sign up on Eventbrite
- This event will be recorded and shared with Impact Hub Ottawa members and all who register
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