The Horizon

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Steve Carr tends to his two chicken coop guard dogs, Bear and Ranger.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Nestled on the corner of Bank and Market Street in downtown New Albany, dozens of vendors and farmers offer their fresh produce, organic meats and—at the stand belonging to local farmers Steve and Jane Carr—bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. The couple sells their products at the farmer’s markets...

Buying local saves on costs, improves health

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011

For every dollar spent, 68 cents goes back into the community when a customer makes a purchase at a local business. When a customer makes a purchase at a national chain, however, 43 cents of every dollar goes back into the community. Money spent at local businesses circulates within the communi...