“I joined because as a small business owner i understand the value of creating jobs and spending money in your neighborhood. I also am excited to have a one stop shopping experience that will allow me to buy local and organic in the hood! I look forward to being part of the process and learning more about co-op’s!”
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Food for Thought
While it is true that many people simply can’t afford to pay more for food, either in money or time or both, many more of us can. After all, just in the last decade or two we’ve somehow found the time in the day to spend several hours on the internet and the money in the budget not only to pay for broadband service, but to cover a second phone bill and a new monthly bill for television, formerly free. For the majority of Americans, spending more for better food is less a matter of ability than priority.