Tag: local economy

Buy Local?

  I’ve written about buying local before, but this photo showed up again on facebook, and it stirred my desire to talk about the impact of buying local can have on the economy. We have come full circle in our economy from an age when 

Crafty Goodness relaunch

We are so blessed to be a vendor in a shop called Crafty Goodness in Lakewood.  Chris, the shopkeeper, made a decision in December to move her shop several blocks west to a slightly smaller space, but higher visibility…. and we are so thrilled with 

Local verses National Chain

so where do you shop? I have to admit that until i took an economics class i never much gave it a thought where i spent my money. In fact one of our most fun vacations was a shopping vacation in Pennsylvania Amish Country. Then