Buying Local on State of the State

Portland Buy Local Board President Kristen Smith appeared as a guest on the Maine Center for Economic Policy’s State of the State program on Monday, December 10th, 2012! State of the State is a weekly talk show focusing on Maine issues, and is hosted by MECEP staff. Check out the podcast here!

Guests talked about how shopping locally can make for healthy local businesses and vibrant communities. Buying locally helps keep more dollars in the local economy.

Host: Jody Harris, MECEP Policy Analyst
Guest(s): Gretchen Kruysman, President, Local Thunder; Garrett Martin, Executive Director, MECEP; and Kristen Smith, President, Portland Buy Local

To learn more about State of the State series, visit the Maine Center for Economic Policy website.

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