Want to help local retailers and restaurants? Here is everything you need.

The Rochester Chamber of Commerce is reminding everyone that it is more important than ever to support local business by shopping locally. The chamber has created to websites dedicated to make shopping local easy for you.

The first is https://shop-local-safely.com/. It is a retail Directory featuring over 120 local businesses. It is a one-stop site allowing people to search for products, services, hours, location and online shopping options from businesses right here in our area.

The second is www.RochMNFood.com. The site offers local food takeout and delivery options, has over 125 local restaurants and food producers with order links and ways to support them.

There are safe ways to shop locally while helping to preserve jobs and maintain the economic well-being of our community. This is about supporting our friends and neighbors, especially during the holiday season.