This report, a collaboration between the Institute of Local Self-Reliance and The Preservation Trust of Vermont, outlines why locally owned businesses matter and provides practical ways to build a homegrown economy, foster revitalization, and unite independent businesses. Mitchell uses practical examples from successful businesses and vibrant communities all across the states to illustrate the point that everyone benefits from keeping Vermont’s economy local.
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Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its Independent Business Initiative, which produces research and designs policy to counter concentrated corporate power and strengthen local economies.
Latest posts from Stacy
- New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization of Local Grocery Markets - June 26, 2019
- Statement on Sen. Warren’s proposal to Break Up Big Tech - March 8, 2019
- The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses - February 26, 2019