SF Gate has a piece on advice from a local messenger bag maker:
“Because there’s been such a progressive agenda in the city, the call to action (to tech companies) has been, ‘You should be more philanthropic,’ ” said Dwight, a former Cisco employee who founded Rickshaw Bagworks, a 16-employee firm that custom-manufactures messenger bags and backpacks in the Dogpatch neighborhood.
“Don’t just think about the philanthropic things we’re doing – think about where you shop,” Dwight said.
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It’s what locals here have been saying as well, although I can’t imagine that tech workers are buying anywhere else.