What are the hidden costs of lowest-cost products?  Try socially irresponsible labor practices and environmental and community degradation, for starters!  Author and economist Michael Shuman portrays how locally-owned businesses and localized economies are circulating innumerable benefits back into the community, while raising environmental quality and the quality of life.

ON Bioneers | March 14, 2014 | 9:30 am

Going Local: From Wal-Mart to Small Mart

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What are the hidden costs of lowest-cost products?  Try socially irresponsible labor practices and environmental and community degradation, for starters!  Author and economist Michael Shuman portrays how locally-owned businesses and localized economies are circulating innumerable benefits back into the community, while raising environmental quality and the quality of life.

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