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Why Buying Local is Worth Every Cent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ever wish there was a single graphic that effectively summarized the benefits of buying local? Well, scroll down below, because this is what you were waiting for, thanks to the folks at CustomMade.

You can download the full size image or embed it into your site by visiting Why Buying Local is Worth Every Cent.

To discover more stories about this movement towards a more local economy, check out the Economic Gardening category on this site, join the Institute for Local Self Reliance, or check out the TEDx talk and book by Stacey Mitchell at