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It shows you care about your local community

The number one perk to consider, for obvious reasons, is that supporting local means that you care about the community that you live in. You’ll be able to put money back into your community and the other people who call it home, too. It’ll give your local economy a chance to thrive, too.

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It shows respect to the business owners

Local business owners don’t have the funds to go big or go home, so when you buy local you are going to be respecting that they are getting out there everyday and trying their best to make an honest living even against all of the competition out there. There is a lot to be said for that. Shopping with a local business — regular shopping, that is — shows them the respect that you have for them and their attempts at doing things the right way.

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You’ll get unique products

There are lots of local makers who bring their personal experiences, skills, and creativity to their products. Take the time to go to a local market event sometime and you’ll find out how these local people bring the soul to their products.

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They always want the best final result, not your money

Lots of companies provide lower quality products that are less fresh and full of Trashy ingredients. A local company will guarantee you a product that is the real deal. The money is going to go back into the business to give it the ability to succeed in the future.

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You are giving people jobs

There’s no question that the job market is tight these days, and by shopping local, you are keeping a business open (one that cares about you) and giving people jobs within it so that you can help the local economy in more ways than one. So think about that next time you debate between one option at a local shop versus one that is slightly cheaper at a big box store. Think about the people that you help employ.

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Other ways to support local businesses

There is a fun and practical purpose to shopping local. If you have the chance to choose between the local business and a big Superstore, go with the local option. Join the budding community of conscious consumers right now and help save the planet by encouraging people to live in a healthy and sustainable manner. 

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