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Economic Gardening Program Plants The Seeds For Economic Success In Louisiana:


Quality First Marine began like most businesses do. Capt. Darryl and Christina Couvillion started small, worked hard and hoped for success. A program called Economic Gardening helped them achieve their ...


Chamber Addresses Economic Gardening:


Wants to Create Destination Image Campaign City staff heard some feed back on their experiences with the City permitting processes from the property owners, and the property owners were able to ...


The Companies You Keep - The evolution of economic gardening, and what it means for big business.:


"The relocation of manufacturing plants offshore and the general decline of economic health in parts of the country have reduced the effectiveness of traditional economic 'hunting.' " For these reasons, ...


Seeds planted for round two of economic gardening program in Butte-Silver Bow County in Montana:


Butte-Silver Bow has selected three more companies to fertilize. The county is launching the second round of its economic gardening program, which gives companies virtual access to specialists ...


New Economic Gardening Program in Western Montana:


The BitterRoot Economic Development District, Inc (BREDD) is launching a new Economic Gardening initiative to help Western Montana businesses create jobs and build wealth. "We are so excited to ...


Round 2: 'Economic gardening' branches out in Butte, Montana:


Economic gardening has taken root in Butte. Round two of Butte-Silver Bow's winning collaboration with the national Center for Economic Gardening is officially under way. And local businesses are ...


Economic Gardening Is Growing, But What Is It?:


Instead of trying to lure big companies with tax incentives, more and more places are trying to increase the number of local businesses to boost their economies. by Liz Farmer Full Story: ...


Applications open for Fall 2014 Economic Gardening Certification Course:


Hi All, We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Economic Gardening Professional Certification training session. If you, or someone you know is interested in becoming ...


Economic Gardening: A Homegrown Approach to Growth:


Welcome to the Federal Reserve's Economic Development podcast series. I'm Julie Gunter with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Can an economic development strategy that is focused on fostering ...


Economic 'gardening' program nurtures Butte, Montana business owners:


For five select businesses in Butte, an economic gardening program has sprouted savvy business owners whose companies are thriving. Butte-Silver Bow has spent $20,000 for the five companies to participate ...


Goal of SBDC Advanced is to spread economic gardening opportunities throughout Colorado:


Boulder County SBDC office leading statewide initiative Economic gardening is an economic development concept designed to help speed a company's growth through the gathering of specific data and ...


Shining the Spotlight on Successful Growth Companies:


FLCTW is a unique awards program honoring second-stage companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace, exhibit innovative products or processes, or otherwise make those companies "worth ...


6 goals for Grand Rapids' $225K economic gardening job:


The city plans to spend $225,000 over the next three years in an attempt to bolster neighborhood business districts. To facilitate a three-fold plan of business recruitment, retention and development, ...


Economic Gardening Goes State-wide in Colorado:


Sometime by week's end, the state expects to post an application at http://www.coloradosbdc.org aimed at giving 20 small businesses a boost -- in the form of data on markets, customers and competitors. It's ...


Economic Gardening - GrowFL adds to Florida companies' growth rate, employment expansion:


GrowFL, the state's economic gardening project, has released updated statistics on its impact in Florida, including the addition of 4,187 new jobs at participating companies since 2009. According ...


Economic gardening in Butte, Montana - Will money grow on trees for local businesses?:


A new economic development program being launched in Butte has nothing to do with tending vegetables, but it has five local businesses wondering if they can make money grow on trees. Butte Silver-Bow ...


'Economic gardening' program available in Silver Bow County, Montana:


An "economic gardening" program https://butte.nationalcentereg.org/ that helps smaller to medium-sized businesses with personalized consulting is coming to Silver Bow County, and businesses can start ...


GrowFlorida Economic Gardening Program Report - November 2009 through May 2013 YTD, including projections through 2015:


If you need hard info about Economic Gardening results, take a look at http://www.matr.net/files/GrowFLProgram2009-2013.pdf . Florida http://www.growfl.com/ was the first statewide program initiated ...


2013 National Economic Gardening Conference - Nurturing Entrepreneurs, Growing Economies:


The national conference is fast approaching--less than 30 days now. Registration ends May 28th. http://conference.nationalcentereg.org/ Many of the speakers are from the national team ...


The Care and Feeding of Small Business:


As a growing number of small business organizations pursue a policy agenda distinct from that of corporate America, they may be able to nudge state and local government toward new economic development ...


2013 National Economic Gardening Conference Website Update:


What's New? Check out the Blue Ribbon at the top of the page - The REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 22. Sneak in before the price pops-up! on the Registration tab. Hotel reservations can ...


Butte-Silver Bow, Montana Chief Executive Matt Vincent plants seed for 'economic gardening' program:


Butte-Silver Bow commissioners on Wednesday began exploring a supplemental program that would help expand Butte businesses. Chief Executive Matt Vincent said he talked extensively with local business ...


Welcome to Advance Iowa - Its First Certified Economic Gardening Program:


Advance Iowa is the economic gardening network for Iowa. Housed at the University of Northern Iowa, they work with second stage growth companies across Iowa supporting their growth strategies. http://advanceiowa.com/ *** Micro-enterprises ...


With Strong Community Support, Startups Create More Than Jobs:


Encouraging and supporting new business creation has enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years as an economic development strategy at the local and regional levels. After decades of "smokestack chasing" ...


Legislation to Create a State Economic Gardening Pilot Program is Introduced:


Colorado office of economic development (office). Through the pilot project, staff members of the office and small business development centers (SBDCs) who have been trained and certified in economic ...


Chamber learns about economic gardening, other tools:


Economic gardening, he said, was pioneered in Littleton, Colo., in the 1980s, when that state was in a recession. An alternative to traditional economic development practices, it is based on the work ...


Economic Gardening: Show Off Your Garden:


Have you heard of GrowFL? If you are interested in economic gardening, you almost certainly have. The Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University o f Central Florida (www.growfl.com) has ...


2013 National Economic Gardening Conference, 6/5-7, Kansas City, Missouri:




Focus Entrepreneurship Policy on Scale-Up, Not Start-Up:


Would you allocate more of society's resources to giving birth to more babies or to raising children well? Now, think about enterprise creation and the challenge of economic growth. Societies' leaders ...


New Mexico launches pilot project to test the idea of Economic Gardening..:


Two local companies were chosen to participate in a business counseling program organized by the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, the association announced Wednesday. Monsterslayer ...

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