The Tomball Economic Development Corp. and Visit Tomball are partnering for a new program called Made in Tomball, according to a May 10 news release.
In a nutshell: The program aims to highlight local businesses and products made, grown, manufactured and sold in Tomball while also encouraging customers to support Tomball businesses, according to the news release.
Sorting out details:
- Companies who produce, process or manufacture at least 80% of their products in Tomball are eligible to join the program, according to the news release.
- Restaurants that are Tomball-owned or serve dishes featuring Tomball-made ingredients are also eligible.
- Some of the program’s benefits include a Made in Tomball sticker, a listing in the program’s directory, advertising discounts and access to events, according to the news release.
What they’re saying:
- "We believe that promoting locally made goods not only benefits our small businesses, but also helps to support the local economy and enhance the visitor experience in Tomball," Visit Tomball President Andrew Brockenbush said. "We are excited to work with the TEDC to build a strong and vibrant community of locally-made products."
- “Featuring world-class businesses and products created in our city through Made in Tomball helps local companies grow and thrive,” TEDC Assistant Director Tiffani Wooten said.
- “As a certified all local farmers market, Tomball Farmers Market has helped over 20 local businesses transition from our market into thriving local store fronts, and we are excited to help them grow more through Made in Tomball,” Tomball Farmers Market Manager Amanda Kelly said.