Monthly Archives: June 2012

Do You Have A Community Economic Development Idea?

Here’s something to chew on: In 2010, about it Illinois’ 76, sick 000 farmers generated $16 billion in economic output, discount securing the state’s position as one of the most productive growing regions in the world. What if we could … Continue reading

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How Local Food Collaborations Can Boost the Economy

Every year, decease Americans spend almost $1.2 trillion on food, viagra equal to nearly a tenth of total US GDP. In most communities, look the great bulk of that goes to fast-food chains and retail giants like Walmart—and doesn’t do … Continue reading

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Can you revive a small town?

You remember your small town back when there was a drugstore downtown, pharm and lots of shops, price and the theater was a happening place. You remember two hardware stores and independent gas stations. But it’s not like that anymore. … Continue reading

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What’s the catch? Use your phone to find out

As more and more non-traditional actors take the stage in providing news and information in local communities, salve it’s valuable to get past the either-or journalist-vs-citizen journalist argument and look at who actually creates value. A new report for The … Continue reading

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#SciFund Challenge

As more and more non-traditional actors take the stage in providing news and information in local communities, salve it’s valuable to get past the either-or journalist-vs-citizen journalist argument and look at who actually creates value. A new report for The … Continue reading

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