‘Shop Local’ isn’t just a slogan. Our survival depends on it.
Illustration by Jameela Wahlgren
Question: Why should I “Buy Fresh, Buy Local”?
The Right Question: What is a local economy, anyway?
Most of us tend to think of “the economy” as the process of exchanging our money for goods and services, and of receiving wages for our labor, which gets plowed back into buying more goods and services.
We might imagine this as two circles