Celebrating Local Businesses

Cochrane Loves Local

Introducing the 2021 Cochrane Loves Local GIft Guide! This book is your tool to make supporting local easier than ever this holiday season.

Inside you will find:

Over 130 local businesses

The curated Cochrane Loves Local Gift Box featuring 15 products available in limited quantities

Special offers from many local businesses

Opportunities for you to win prizes

Stories from some of the businesses thanking you for your support

Create Your Own Cochrane Loves Local Gift Box

We have produced 500 empty gift boxes that we will be giving away exclusively at the Holiday Pop-Up Market (609 1 St W) starting on November 20. 
Come in and pick up a box so you can start creating your own customized local gift!
When you take your box to participating businesses (indicated in the Gift Guide), you will be eligible for special promotions.

The Ultimate Gift of Cochrane

Introducing the first ever Cochrane Loves Local gift box! This box was especially curated and features products from 15 local businesses. For those who want a truly Cochrane gift this year, look no further than this amazing box.

Inside you will find:

  • Handcrafted glass made from a recycled bottle from Peregrine Glassworks
  • Mini spatula from Jill Fleming at The Pampered Chef
  • Candy cone from The Dandy Candy Co.
  • Set of laser etched coasters and rocking whiskey glasses from Krang Spirits
  • Limited edition chocolate bar from Sweet Gypsy Bespoke Chocolates
  • Adult day pass from Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre
  • Glasses cleaner and cloth from River Heights Eye Care
  • Handmade gnome tree ornament from Three Seeds Shop
  • Handcrafted cowboy themed chocolate from Horse Creek Candy and Gifts
  • Mini natural deodorant from Renew & Refresh Medical Spa
  • Shea hand cream from Pure Anada Boutique
  • Devils Head coffee beans from Kelsey’s Caravan – Adventure Hostel
  • Set of 4 locally made art cards from Studio West Gallery & Bronze Foundry
  • Green tea sheet mask from New Radiance MediSpa
  • $10 gift card for FoodEFarms 

There are only 50 boxes available for purchase starting on November 20.

As of December 2nd, there are just 5 remaining!

Value over $165

Cost $75

Support Local and Win!

We currently have three ways you can win prizes for the rest of 2021.

Pick up your free gift box and go shopping. Share photos of your finds online using #CochraneLovesLocal, and be entered to win Cochrane Dollars cash prizes.

Love Local Food - keep your food & beverage receipts totalling over $50 and take it into the Cochrane Information Centre to exchange for a free cooler backpack.

Take the Shop Local Challenge by filling out the form below and declaring how much you plan to spend in Cochrane this holiday season.

Take the Shop Local Challenge! Sign up and commit to spending at least $100 locally this holiday season. You’ll be entered to win one of five $100 Cochrane Dollar prizes.

We are proud to be part of the Cochrane community that has banded together and made intentional efforts to support local businesses in their time of need.

This campaign is about  creating a platform for locals to publicly declare their commitment to the local business community, highlight their favourite places and simultaneously generate awareness about some of the great businesses that exist here.

How you can participate:

Follow along on Instagram & Facebook

Create a video talking about your favourite business in town

Use the #CochraneLovesLocal hashtag when you share your stories - you'll be entered to win prizes monthly!

Get others involved!

Watch for our team at local events

Shop with our amazing local businesses!

Subscribe to our e-mails to stay in the loop!

How it works

Shoot a short selfie video

Grab your cellphone and star in your very own video telling everyone why #CochraneLovesLocal! Rave about your favourite local hot spots or businesses!

Upload your video so we can share it

We will share the love on our social channels 

Use #CochraneLovesLocal when visiting your favourite local spots for a chance to be featured on our page

Help promote your favourite businesses on social media

Follow our channels

Follow along on Facebook and Instagram to see all the great videos from our community!

Win prizes

Every month we will award fun and fabulous local prizes to random influencers like you!



“What a great way to help local businesses and celebrate all the wonderful things about our town!”


“As a local business owner, I’m grateful for programs like this that help bring awareness to our community.”


“This is such a cool idea!”

Check out our Instagram

Here’s the latest posts from #CochraneLovesLocal followers!

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Special Thanks!

We are proud of the support and dedication of these amazing local businesses and organizations

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