But he's also an artist, poet, and, in his own way, a community activist...
Green Upgrader puts together 10 reasons we should all shop locally. And no, it's not all about ecology or economy, either!
- Stimulates the local economy.
- Spurs local businesses to give back locally in return.
Tis the season for locally grown goodness, sunny Saturday mornings, and actually smiling at those who grow and pick your food.
So, do it well, with these thirteen suggestions from the Chicago Tribune:
1 Make a schedule.
2 Decide on your priorities.
3 Plan your cook-in nights.
4 Bring your own reusable bags.
5 Get up early.
6 Don't expect bargains.
7 Do a walkthrough first.
8 Meet the vendors.
9 Ask for tips on...