What Does It Really Mean to Shop Locally?

When you shop at independent or local-to-you businesses, more money is kept within your community because local businesses often use or buy from local service providers, farms, and companies. Buying locally helps grow other businesses as well as your region’s tax base. “Shop Local!” is a cry heard from green-minded folks during all seasons, and as holiday gifting approaches, the exclamations seem … Continue reading What Does It Really Mean to Shop Locally?