28 Mar '13, 3pm

On supply and demand (and the dollar vote): In doing my best to make ethical purchasing choices on day-to-day...

On supply and demand (and the dollar vote): In doing my best to make ethical purchasing choices on day-to-day...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013...8:30 am On supply and demand (and the dollar vote) Jump to Comments In doing my best to make ethical purchasing choices on day-to-day things, the most important thing I consider is supply and demand. Without demand, there would be no supply. So I create demand for things like… Independently owned businesses. Local, organic produce. Quality craftsmanship. Non-GMO grocery items. Natural diapers. Beautiful design. Art. Ethical production. Vintage. Etc. Two things I consistently avoid creating demand for are fast fashion and excess waste (packaging, driving, water, etc.). But in writing this, I realize that I’ve bought some baby clothes recently from brands I don’t know anything about. (I feel better about Gap and Old Navy baby items, as Gap Inc. has been building a reputation for fair labor rights .) And I try not to create demand where I don’t NE...

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