Hobbled by the recession and threatened by those big-box stores out by the highway, local food purveyors have been searching for ways to get the communities they serve to patronize their aisles. They’re about to get mobbed. “What we need to be doing is spending our money locally so that it stays local and enriches the people in the community,” said Andrew Samtoy, a Cleveland attorney who helped create a new take on the flash mob phenomenon that swaps cash for the ...

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