When Halie Geller and Theresa Pinelli moved to Long Island with their families, they immediately noticed that Long Island had a lot to be proud of. The friends, who met through their young children, got to know the best of Long Island. They frequented farms and vineyards, ate at the best eateries, and purchased locally made goods...
It’s International Women’s Month and we’ll be celebrating Long Island women throughout the month. Our first feature focuses on two Long Islanders who are showcasing local business and bounty in an incredible way.
Meet Haile Geller and Theresa Pinelli, the female duo behind LocaLi Bred, a company who hand-curates gift boxes stocked with Long Island goods. LocaLI Bred offers an array of options from themed curations to seasonal subscription boxes. Most recently the company added a curated marketplace where shoppers can purchase individual products.
It has only been about three months since locaLI bred first launched, and since then the startup – that’s owned by two stay-at-home moms – has hit the ground running.
In October, Halie Geller of Huntington and Theresa Pinelli of Centerport decided that they did not want to return to their corporate jobs after having two children each...