- Keep money working locally. Increasing the income for you neighbor which in turns puts more money into the locally econmy.
- Job growth due to increase in local sales.
- Less energy consumed in freight. Closer to home mean less travel before it gets to you. It also mean less freight damage and more timely delivery. It is not coming all the way from China...
- Your dollars pay for quality and materials vs. expensive long distant freight.
- Easy to confirm the content and quality of the materials.
So concider buying local when ever possible!