Every year on April 22, Earth Day is celebrated by people all over the world. It marks the anniversary of the beginning of the modern environmental movement that started in 1970, but is also a day to show support for the Earth and raise awareness of environmental issues.

In Downtown Frostburg our small businesses support local farmers, artists, up cycle clothes and even make their own dog treats. Support these local businesses who support our Earth every day.

Wholesome Harvest is a  small independently owned food market located on Main Street in Frostburg Maryland. Described as local, alternative, natural, and health conscious, the food market carries items ranging from local produce and meats, to bulk spices, herbs and grains, including Organic, GMO-Free, Local, Natural, Fair trade, Certified Natural Grown products.

Visit Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant or Clatter Cafe where their main source of food comes local farms.

Frostburg Fiber Depot opened in August of 2015 with a mission of providing local makers with high quality fiber art supplies and educational opportunities. The shop specializes in lovely American-made yarn, with select yarns from international makers. The Frostburg Fiber Depot is proud to be the exclusive distributor of Quaint Acres Alpacas Harvest Yarn, featuring pure and blended alpaca yarn and roving. Jennie takes pride in the sense of connection she feels when wearing something crafted by hand from yarns spun from natural fibers

Up cycled clothing is the method of taking old, worn out or damaged materials and transforming them into brand new pieces. Also referred to as repurposed clothing, reused clothing and recycled clothing, up cycled garments are becoming increasingly popular in the contemporary fashion industry. Visit Cauldron Vintage for all your up cycled vintage needs.

Stop by Mountain City Traditional Arts and check out the recycled art as well as the art made by local artists. Or sit in on one of their workshops where they use sustainable products to provide rug making, knitting, woodwork, and homemade natural cleaning products.

Purchase the freshest kibble for your pets at  Pet Wants Mountain Maryland where all products are all natural & have no by-products.

Check in with your herbal side at The Nettle Patch. A herb shop and herbal education center who source their bulk dried herbs from organic growers and ethical wildcrafters, and support local growers and gatherers whenever possible. They carry a variety of organically grown dried and herbal products, all-natural soaps, herbal teas and tea-making supplies, botanical gifts, books, herbalist supplies, and more.