Celebrate the Seasonal and Save Big

In the supermarket a variety of fruits and vegetables are available year-round, but this is more a reflection of our world economy than our ability to grow these foods locally. In Montana it’s the time for rhubarb, wild mushrooms, and salad greens, root vegetables, herbs, and a few tomatoes. Now is the best time to save by celebrating the seasonal.
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Keeping Food Dollars at Home. What’s Behind the Local Multiplier?

Intuitively, the benefit of spending food dollars locally is fairly obvious – right? More dollars circulating locally means greater support to local businesses for a healthier community economy. Simple enough, but in explaining the local multiplier to local food advocates and policy-makers, things can get complicated fast.
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