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Kansas City Buy Local

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 ››

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 ››