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'Buy, Live, Local!' is the new theme to promote Farmington businesses


Coming up with a new logo and promotional campaign isn't always easy, but Farmington's business community has worked long and hard to do just that. And this week, it's going public.

The campaign is meant to encourage Farmington residents to shop locally. The campaign, "Buy, Live, Local!" is intended to get local residents more familiar with what types of businesses are in town, and to get those same residents to support the businesses closest to home.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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