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Top Reasons to Buy Local

In Local Merchants

It’s the future, and a new standard in acquiring the goods and services we use in our everyday lives. While buying local is an “old world” concept, it’s certainly not old-fashioned. Buying local benefits everyone in our communities, and it’s time to seize this golden opportunity to integrate the old ways of yesterday with the […]

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Does it really make a difference to shop local?

In Local Merchants

When we buy from locally owned businesses more money recirculates in the local economy. How much more? Nearly 3.7% more on average. This not only results in a heartier local economy and job creation, shopping small also bolsters community involvement and support for nonprofits.

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Close To Home: Considering the Benefits of Living Local

In Transportation

In a relatively short amount of time, the automobile was able to permeate almost every aspect of our daily lives, eventually affecting the form and scale of our built environment. Caught within sprawling communities built for the automobile, the typical America is unmotivated to go anywhere without a car, and the sheer distance between points […]

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