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Buy Michigan Buy Local

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Buy Michigan¬† Buy LocalI cannot stress enough how important it is to support your local farmer, artisans and family owned business. The old saying ” Healthy¬†living begins at home” is really quite true. The closer to home and the smaller the producer the less likely your products will contain the additives and preservatives that we […]

Why Local First

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

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 […]