Why Shop Local?
* When you shop at locally owned businesses, more money is kept in the
Local business owners usually purchase from other local
businesses, providers, wages, taxes, community donations, etc.)
* Local Business Owners are more invested in the future of the community
and provide job growth.
* Better Customer Service: Local businesses are
more likely to go out of their way to provide with you a goods or services than a larger, retail chain.
* Preserve the Community: Keeping Savannah a charming, one-of-a-kind
city and not “Anywhere, USA.”
Every dollar you spend makes a difference: By shopping locally, you
impact the cultural vitality of the
community and help build a stronger local
“Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It means
Nurturing Locally Owned Business which use Local Resources Sustainably, Employ
Local Workers at decent wages and serve primarily Local Consumers. It
means become more Self-Sufficient and Less Dependent on imports. Control
moves from the boardrooms of Distant Corporations and Back in the Community
Where it Belongs."
~ Michael H. Shuman; Going