[pullquote quote=”One of the goals is to give notice to and celebrate companies that, in this day of outsourcing, continue to make their products within the United States. ” credit=”Mike Catherwood”]Late last year Mike had the revelation that he should go all of 2012 buying and consuming only American-made products. As you can imagine, this has proven to be quite challenging.
Gasoline? Typically from foreign countries. Coffee? Tougher than you’d think. Consumer electronics? Out of the question. He’s hoping that his iPhone doesn’t break because there’s not a single cell phone made in the U.S.
On his website, DomesticJourney.com, Mike chronicles his daily adventures as he does his best to keep his money going to U.S. workers.
What are his motives? How hard has it been? Listen to the interview from this morning’s Kevin & Bean Show.
Do you have an American-made company or maybe you’re a fan of one that you’d like us to know about? Mike’s web team is assembling a database of American-made products so that others’ journeys will take less effort than his.
Contribute the info in the comments. Leave the company name, phone #, website, its core product and how it’s distributed. His goal is to help you promote it.