Can we shop our way back to a strong local economy?

Five banks now hold 56% of all the money. One grocer now sells 25% of all the food. One website now sells 33% of everything sold online. And so we ask…

Can we shop our way back to a strong local economy?

This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts Stacey Mitchell from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance for a conversation about local economies in a world of Big Business.

Topics include how a few businesses grow to dominate commerce; what their ever increasing dominance portends for local economies; and what local economies might do to survive the competition of giants.

Listen live or recorded on your radio, computer or mobile device: Food Chain Radio #804

A Food Chain Radio Release from MetroFarm.com