I was happy to get to join Maine Public Radio’s “Maine Calling” call in radio program on Tuesday, 28th of September, 2021. I joined Mary Alice Scott, the executive director of Portland Buy Local. We discussed the economic, environmental and social importance of local buying. My comments were mostly focused on the cooperative aspects of local food. We were joined by a set of expert callers, and we had a lively discussion.
Listen to the full audio here: https://www.mainepublic.org/show/maine-calling/2021-09-28/buying-local-the-reasons-to-buy-local-in-maine-the-role-the-buy-local-movement-has-in-maines-economy-and-identity