Tag Archive for Buy Local

Which Full Size Truck Is Most American?

Apparently, the Toyota Tundra. Toyota Tundra Leads Crowded Field—by a Nose – WSJ.com:”The Tundra is by percentages of content among the most American-made of full-size trucks.” Related posts: What’s The Most American Car Today?

These Hipsters Hunt, and Keep It Local

Hey, at least their meat is local. Hunting by liberal, urban, locavores is a trend good for the environment. – Slate Magazine: Hunting is undeniably in vogue among the bearded, bicycle-riding, locavore set. The new trend might even be partly…

Another Reasoned Look At Buy-Local

This is a fine brief column. I wish everyone would read it, share it with a friend, then read it again. It’s excellent. Each of the buy-local argument/fallacies is handled in turn. Debunking the “Shop Small Saturday” Rationale : Foundation…

A Few On Olympic Unis, Trade, and Buy-Local

Including some info on the recent flap over allegedly Chinese-made Olympic uniforms. This BLH piece may be the best two-pages you read today. Locavores, Droughts, and Famines (and the Market) – Bleeding Heart Libertarians: Despite our current economic woes, we…

It Depends On Your Definition Of Local

I gotta get this book. Great video. The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile Diet – Reason.com: ”If you take the local food movement to its logical extreme…people who live beyond their local food chain are essentially parasites,” explains economic…

Is A Blockade The Ultimate In Buy-Local?

Thinking more about this post from last year. If buy-local is such a boon for the locality (whatever that may be in a given situation), why do the recipients/victims of a blockade respond to it as an act of war…

Could Eating/Buying Local Be Bad For The Planet?

Here’s a good look at the concept of “food miles.” It’s a good read. Some additional links to earlier posts below. Eating local hurts the planet – Salon.com: Are farmers markets bad? Two scientists argue “food miles,” the distance from…