Can local food jump-start the economy?


A recent article from the Washington Post reviews further information which suggests that eating and buying local does wonders not only for the environment but also for the economy.

After a long period of ambiguity, the verdict is in on how much locally owned businesses promote economic development. More than a dozen studies have shown that every dollar spent at a locally owned business generates two to four times the income, wealth and jobs than at an equivalent nonlocal business.

Read the full article here.

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