I've been reading a lot about supporting local economies lately... I'm still working out my thoughts, but here are some great articles.
Support Your Local Business - Invest In It
Lessons from BALLE in Bellingham
And this article about the top trends of 2011
Top 10 Trends for 2011
I would really like to get involved in some kind of community business group or city planning committee. I am completely fascinated by it all!