Monday, June 24, 2013

Why 'Local First' in Garwood?

Shop local!
The question is perhaps best answered by Michael H. Shuman, author of Going Local. As Shuman writes, "Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ local workers at decent wages and serve primarily local consumers.
It means becoming more self-sufficient and less dependent on imports. Control moves from the boardrooms of distant corporations and back into the community where it belongs." Just stop by Artifacts by Elise to see how her uniqueness can trump Pier 1 Imports. Read More about Local First excerpt above.

No comments:

Post a Comment