‘Buy Local’ Gets Creative

9:24 am
Mon August 5, 2013

‘Buy Local’ Gets Creative

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Community-supported art programs are popping up all over the country, demonstrating that the concept works just as well for art lovers as for locavores.
PITTSBURGH - For years, Barbara Johnstone, a professor of linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University here, bought shares in a C.S.A. - a community-supported agriculture program - and picked up her occasional bags of tubers or tomatoes or whatever the member farms were harvesting. Her farm shares eventually lapsed.