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Kansas City Buy Local

Ten New Studies of the "Local Economic Premium"

Published October, 2012 by AMIBA staff Since 2002, a growing number of studies have quantified the local economic benefits delivered by independent businesses, demonstrating locally-owned independent businesses return much more of each dollar in revenue to their communities than chains (i.e. the local premium). [caption id="attachment_170" … Continue Reading ››

A Cows Natural Diet

A Cows Natural Diet consists of plants that can be "grazed" or "browsed." Grazing generally refers to the eating of grasses, and browsing usually refers to the eating of leaves, twigs, or bark from bushes or trees. Cows both graze and browse, but they are definitely more "grazers" than "browsers" and their complicated four-part stomach … Continue Reading ››

Tony Gonzalez on Diet

Tony Gonzalez on Diet

Early in his career, Tony Gonzalez a tight end for the Atlanta Falcons (former Chief),  ran on pizza, cheeseburgers, and milkshakes. But several years ago, three unrelated health issues—Bell's palsy caused by damage to a facial nerve, a mistaken-identity cancer scare, and general fatigue—prompted him to reevaluate his diet with the help of … Continue Reading ››

Buying Local

Buying Local is Gaining Momentum Guest Post: Chloe Holt Food sold in most grocery stores aren’t chosen based on quality, but low cost.  Produce generally travels 1300 miles from the farm it was grown on to end up in your local grocery store, despite the fact that the stores can buy food from closer sources.  Somehow, it … Continue Reading ››