Overview of economic gardening

Monday, July 09, 2007

Economic gardening is a strategy of economic development that argues communities should "grow their own" by providing an information rich environment for small, growth-oriented companies.

Developed by Chris Gibbons in Littleton, CO, economic gardening has become a leading alternative economic development strategy to traditional recruitment. Economic gardening encourages us to think about growth, entrepreneurship, and innovation...not simply business costs and incentives.

You can learn more from a recent article in the Jacksonville paper. Read more.

Also, don't forget to check out the economic gardening section of the Littleton, CO site here. You can also join the economic gardening list serv on Google Groups here.

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