Being local, producing local goods, and using local products in your production is good. Its good for the community you work and live in and its a movement that's interesting for media outlets. The concept of being locally run and sourced isn't a new one. The Local Movement is gaining popularity nationally as consumers shift to local businesses that have a higher return on revenue back into their economy while boosting our connection to our State, creating more vibrant communities.
Recently, there have been a number of stories including Local First Arizona Members in the news just for being local.
See: ABC 15 Arizona Distilling Co Uses Local Products which highlights Arizona Distilling Co. because they chose to stay true to their Arizona roots and produce their spirits with all local products from the grain to the glass.