Shopping Small, Giving Back this Thanksgiving

FTF owner with goats.jpg This year, FedEx isn’t the only one preparing for a record-breaking holiday season – so too are our small business customers. In the run up to Thanksgiving – just days before Small Business Saturday – smaller food retailers are particularly busy as more and more Americans seek to add a unique twist to traditional Thanksgiving fare – adorning their tables with artisan sweets, meats and condiments.

Your Busiest Day Powers Our Busiest Day: Celebrating Small Businesses

While most of us are sound asleep, Julie Campbell hammers away in the garage of her California home. She’s not tuning up her car, rather fine tuning her passion—creating the intricate details that take shape in her one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Five years ago, the self-taught designer turned a crafting hobby into juliethefish designs, introducing many of us to the concept of “hand stamped” jewelry. Today, Campbell’s hands are stamping more than ever. She expects to do more holiday business she did last year, as her jewelry continues to reach new fans from England to Italy to Australia...