Sustainability is a large umbrella. Some of the topics are obvious: renewables, energy efficiency, sustainable agriculture including organic farming, water conservation and environmental justice, but not many people think about the act of shopping local which includes banking locally. Supporting local shops keeps more money in the community and helps communities be more resilient.
Southeast Green visits one of Atlanta's eclectic destinations that is proudly local all the way down to it's local credit union, Bond Federal Credit Union. Join the tour of Little Five Points and let's talk local.
If you want to learn about the importance of shopping local read:
The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition