When we shop locally we help strengthen our community. It's about bringing money into our community and then keeping it here, re-circulating it. When we shop locally, we create jobs, positively influence our tax base, help local charities, and re-circulate the money over and over when we use other local businesses as suppliers, such as accounting, marketing, printing, banking, legal, and other services.
We've made it a mission to use as many local vendors as possible in our own business, so we can make sure to practice what we preach, and help support the Squamish community.
Below are some interesting tidbits about why it's important to shop local and what that really means to us all.