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Why Buy Local?. Rachel Rosario CPSP218L-0201. http://www.frugalicity.com/images/farmers-market.jpg. Being a Thrifty Shopper? Yes Being Environmentally Savvy? NO. http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Games/Images/walmart-logo.jpg. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Why Buy Local?Why Buy Local?Rachel RosarioRachel Rosario

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Being a Thrifty Being a Thrifty Shopper? YesShopper? Yes

Being Being EnvironmentalEnvironmentally Savvy? NOly Savvy? NO

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Why We Choose The Big Why We Choose The Big Name-Brand StoreName-Brand Store

Low PricesLow Prices

Convenient HoursConvenient Hours

More SelectionMore Selection

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Why We Should

Choose The

Local

Businesses

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Reduces Carbon Reduces Carbon FootprintFootprint

Carbon FootprintCarbon Footprint- measure of the - measure of the impact of human activities on the impact of human activities on the environment in terms of the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases amount of greenhouse gases produced (Lennihan)produced (Lennihan)

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Reduces the fuel needed to transport Reduces the fuel needed to transport goods and even to get to the marketgoods and even to get to the market ““Locally owned businesses make more local Locally owned businesses make more local

purchases, which means less wasted fossil purchases, which means less wasted fossil fuel for deliveries from afar” (Lillard)fuel for deliveries from afar” (Lillard)

Reduces the amount of packaging needed Reduces the amount of packaging needed to carry and hold goodsto carry and hold goods

““Purchases contribute less to sprawl, Purchases contribute less to sprawl, congestion, habitat loss, and pollution” congestion, habitat loss, and pollution” (Lillard)(Lillard)

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Buying Local Supports Buying Local Supports Your CommunityYour Community

Money given to Money given to local businesses local businesses is likely to go to is likely to go to

other local other local businesses businesses

Strengthens Strengthens your your

community’s community’s economyeconomy

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Your Money Is More Likely Your Money Is More Likely To Stay In Your CommunityTo Stay In Your Community

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More Support for Local More Support for Local Nonprofit OrganizationsNonprofit Organizations

Small business Small business owners donate a owners donate a lot of money to lot of money to local nonprofits local nonprofits in comparison to in comparison to large large businessesbusinesses

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More JobsMore Jobs

Small local Small local businesses businesses provide the provide the largest amount largest amount of jobs of jobs nationallynationally

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What Can We Terps What Can We Terps Do?Do?

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Go To the University of Maryland Dining Office Go To the University of Maryland Dining Office and suggest that we begin to incorporate more and suggest that we begin to incorporate more locally owned food into our Convenience Stores locally owned food into our Convenience Stores and Dinersand Diners

Suggest a per semester farmers and flea Suggest a per semester farmers and flea market on campusmarket on campus

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Tips for The Average Terp Tips for The Average Terp on A Budgeton A Budget

Eat at the locally owned restaurants Eat at the locally owned restaurants along Route 1 such as Plato’s Dineralong Route 1 such as Plato’s Diner

Even if at the Grocery Store look to see Even if at the Grocery Store look to see where the product you are buying come where the product you are buying come fromfrom

Check out the Farmer’s MarketCheck out the Farmer’s Market DC is teeming with them in the Summer DC is teeming with them in the Summer May-November College Park Farmer’s May-November College Park Farmer’s

MarketMarket

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Works CitedWorks Cited http://www.localharvest.org/buylocal.jsphttp://www.localharvest.org/buylocal.jsp http://www.sustainabletable.org/issues/eatlocal/index.phphttp://www.sustainabletable.org/issues/eatlocal/index.php http://www.theheartofnewengland.com/backporch-FromFarmtoFryingPan.htmlhttp://www.theheartofnewengland.com/backporch-FromFarmtoFryingPan.html http://www.psfk.com/2009/08/infographic-why-buy-local-ten-reasons-to-shop-http://www.psfk.com/2009/08/infographic-why-buy-local-ten-reasons-to-shop-

local-first.htmllocal-first.html http://www.buylocalbaltimore.com/pages/ind_why.htmlhttp://www.buylocalbaltimore.com/pages/ind_why.html http://www.livinggreenmag.com/life_choices.htmlhttp://www.livinggreenmag.com/life_choices.html http://www.oudaily.com/news/2010/feb/24/eating-green-easier-it-seems/http://www.oudaily.com/news/2010/feb/24/eating-green-easier-it-seems/ http://www.oudaily.com/news/2010/feb/24/eating-green-easier-it-seems/http://www.oudaily.com/news/2010/feb/24/eating-green-easier-it-seems/ http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20100221/http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20100221/

CWS04/2210328/1845/WRT04/Buy-local-catches-onCWS04/2210328/1845/WRT04/Buy-local-catches-on http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/30/http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/30/

AR2008103003931.htmlAR2008103003931.html http://www.heliosnetwork.org/Why_Buy_Local.pdfhttp://www.heliosnetwork.org/Why_Buy_Local.pdf http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/l/local_food/http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/l/local_food/

index.html?scp=4&sq=why%20buy%20local&st=cseindex.html?scp=4&sq=why%20buy%20local&st=cse http://www.lifebeginsat30.com/elc/2006/04/10_reasons_to_e.htmlhttp://www.lifebeginsat30.com/elc/2006/04/10_reasons_to_e.html