In Telluride, where everything from a jar of olives to a three-bedroom home can induce sticker shock, lots of people spend their dollars elsewhere.
Families plan sweeping, all-day shopping trips to Montrose, locals click and spend online, people wait to buy new clothes until they can hit up the mall in Junction.
Some, however, want to see local money stay and recirculate in the region — to bolster local business, cut down on vehicle travel and keep locals employed. And now, a buy local movement is afoot, as organizers are launching educational pushes and examining models that could fit Telluride.”
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