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GrowFL Adapts and Grows Itself

A quick follow-up to earlier posts regarding the cutting-edge (bleeding edge?) GrowFL state-wide economic gardening program.  A news story tweeted by consultant Eric Canada notes that: The gardening program is proactive, rather than reactionary, allowing economic development councils to have a … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know What You Have Until It Is Gone (#EconDev Edition)

Noted on the Economic Gardening mailing list: GrowFL Participant Credits Economic Gardening Program for Helping Secure Major Defense Contract Cocoa-based Coastal Steel Inc. Will Add More Than 55 Jobs as a Result of Contract with Lockheed Martin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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Rational Man Exposed

  I’ve lurked on the Econ-Dev mailing list for many years.  Chris Gibbons runs the ground-breaking economic gardening program for Littleton, Colorado.  In an exchange yesterday, a list member (the list actually migrated to Google Groups awhile ago, but anyway…) … Continue reading

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National Economic Gardening Conference

News Release For Immediate Release ANNUAL NATIONAL ECONOMIC GARDENING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN ORLANDO MAY 19/20 Attendees Will Learn How to Develop Viable Programs to Help Strengthen Their Communities, Regions and States   (Orlando, FL) — The Florida Economic Gardening … Continue reading

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An Intelligent Community Framework

Improved productivity and growth can basically come from two sources: 1. You make more stuff, or 2. You make stuff better. The first option falls into the commodity trap.  To overly simplify, there’s probably somebody somewhere on this big wide … Continue reading

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