5 Reasons to Buy Local

1. BUY LOCAL-SUPPORT YOURSELF

Several studies have shown that more of your money is used to make purchases from other local business, continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community.

 

2. KEEP OUR COMMUNITY UNIQUE

One-of-a-kind business are an integral part of our city's distinctive character.

 

3. CREATE MORE GOOD JOBS

Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally, and in our community, and provide the most jobs to residents.

 

4. GET BETTER SERVICE

Local businesses often hire people with a better understanding of the products they are selling and take more time to get to know customers.

 

5. INVEST IN COMMUNITY

Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community's future.

For more information on buying local, visit

sustainableconnections.org/why-buy-local