Black-Owned Business

9 Black-Owned Businesses Pop Up in Boston Seaport

Shop local through September 25th!

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August is National Black Business Month, and there's no better way to celebrate than by supporting entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.

Right now, the Seaport is hosting a Black-Owned Bos. Market on Seaport Common through September 25th. The pop-up features nine Black-owned small businesses in The Current, the neighborhood’s retail incubator.

Our very own Kwani Lunis had the chance to catch up with one of the businesses-owners, Angela Hofmann, who is the founder of Nüssli118. You can learn more about her wholesome snacks in the interview above.

Featured Businesses Include:

  1. Brown and Coconut (holistic skin care brand): Brown and Coconut - Vegan & Cruelty Free

2. Caked (gourmet cupcakes and treats): Caked | Boston Gourmet Cupcakes (

3. Centerpiece Flower Shop (floral arrangements): Florist | West Roxbury, MA | The Centerpiece Flower Shop

4. Hip Baby Gear (baby and kids gear): HipBabyGear - HipBabyGear

5. Lifebloom (candles and incense): handmade home fragrances + goods | lifebloom – lifebloom, LLC (

6. Tafari Wraps (African-inspired accessories): African-Inspired Boutique Fashion & Home Décor | Tafari Wraps

7. Little Cocoa Bean Company (baby products): Little Cocoa Bean Company

8. TéSpa (tea based spa products):

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In this Mom2Mom with Maria Sansone, we talk to Tracy Skelly, the founder of the Little Cocoa Bean Co, about the challenges and triumphs of running her Black-owned baby food business centered around community and culture.
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