What does buying local food do for the economy? [WFJ #5]
If going local is expensive or inconvenient, wait 'til you hear the alternative
Frome’s abound with sentiments to shop in independent neighbourhood stores because it helps the local economy. But, especially as the cost of living escalates, what the heck does that do for you and me?
Like the National Food Strategy put it, ‘No part of our economy matters more than food.’1 To a large extent, th…