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Why Buy Local?

The Multiplier Effect of Buying Local

When we buy from locally owned businesses, more money stays in the local economy and multiplies 2-4 times! A 10% shift from chain to local in Franklin County …

Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and Regional Food Systems

One more report on how investing in local food can reap multiple benefits to the economy. Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and …

Why Support Independent, Locally Owned Businesses?

There are so many reasons to support locally owned businesses. Why Support Independent, Locally Owned Businesses? « UKIAH

Building Community: An Economic Approach

In Fixing the Future, a one-hour PBS special airing November 18th (check local listings), David Brancaccio visits communities across America using innovative …

Small Businesses Beat Recession with Buy-Local

To Beat Recession, Indies Launch Buy-Local Push Small business owners are banding together to encourage consumers to shop nearby independents. Would such a …

Why Buy Local?

Buying from a local business has many benefits for Columbus and surrounding communities in central Ohio. The more support we give to community based businesses …