I know there are some craftsters, chefs, artist, etc., out there that might want this info. 

Smallknot: Small business investing for anyone

Smallknot lets you invest in the small businesses in your community in exchange for goods, services, special perks and benefits. With Smallknot, you can chip in a little bit of money to help a local business achieve projects that will spur growth and help your community prosper. You already eat local and shop local. With Smallknot, now you can invest local.

via mothernaturenetwork