Doing Business 10/02/08

Producer/Host: Jane E. Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Buy Locally

How do you/your business align with buy local endeavors? How do you collaborate with the community in which you are located? How does buy local enter into your business management practices and plan?
How does buying locally increase sales and reduce your expenses, thus increasing profits?
How did – or did – this local effort help you find your niche? How does buying locally open pathways to local, state, and federal small business resources?

Guests:

Keith Bodine, co-owner, Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery
347 Carroll RD, Union ME 04862; 207-785-3024;
keith@sweetgrasswinery.com; www.sweetgrasswinery.com

Chris Roberts, owner, Barkwheats Dog Biscuits
PO Box 194, Stockton Springs, ME 04981; 207-449-1214
mainedog@barkwheats.com; www.barkwheats.com

Will Hopkins, Executive Director, Cobscook Bay Resource Center
4 Favor Street, Eastport, Maine 04631; (207) 853-6607 Fax: 207 853-0688
cobscook@verizon.net
www.cobscook.org

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