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
Aikido of Maine / Allagash Brewing Co. / Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum / angela adams / BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate / Bull Feeney's / Caravan Beads / Casco Bay EyeCare / Casco Bay Frames & Gallery / Coffee By Design / CornerStone Building & Restoration / CrossFit Beacon / The Fish & Bone / Green Clean Maine / Joan Leitzer / Teel Law Office, LLC / Liquid Riot / Maine Business Immigration Coalition / Malone Commercial Brokers / Marsh Agency / Nine Stones / Nomads / OTTO / Philip Spalding / Port Property Management / Portland Downtown / Portland Farmers’ Market / Portside Real Estate Group / Renys Department Store / Rich Nowak / Sebago Brewing Company / Stacy Mitchell / Summit Case Management Services, LLC. / The SunriseGuide / Tsunami Tattoo / University Credit Union / University of Southern Maine / Wellness Connection of Maine / XPress Copy / Young’s Furniture