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    5 Advantages And 5 Disadvantages Of Buying Local

    Buying local can be a very important thing to our communities and our everyday lives, bur it can also have its disadvantages to our community and our country. Below are the reasons, according to On Buying Local by Spriggs on why buying local is important and reasons why buying local may not be the best idea.

    1. Less Pollution

    2. Helps our local Economy

    3. Fresh, better quality foods

    4. Creates jobs and opportunities for our local community

    5. Build a better community

    1. Locally grown foods can be expensive

    2. Locally grown food Spoil Faster

    3. Fewer Selection of Products

    4. Increase in Unemployment Rate in the U.S.

    5. Brand name stores would lose customers