Tag Archives: Ingrid Ault

Might a local currency be in our future?

I just heard from Ingrid Ault, the Executive Director of Think Local First, that her organization has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority to study the feasibility of a local currency here in the Ypsi-Arbor area. And, as it’s something we’ve discussed passionately here in the past, I thought […]

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Interview with new Think Local First director, Ingrid Ault

Over the past week or so, I’ve been exchanging emails with Ingrid Ault, the director of the locally-owned business advocacy group Think Local First. Following, with her permission, is our exchange… Mark: It’s my understanding that a few communities in the United States are considering, or have recently passed laws that would keep national chains, […]

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