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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Strengthen your local economy through economic gardening

Topic: 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Author: 
Hamilton-Pennell, Christine.
Publisher/Date: 
Washington, D.C. : ICMA, 2010
Series: 
InFocus
Note: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-25).
Summary: 
Economic gardening is an entrepreneurial approach to economic development that seeks to grow the local economy from within. Its premise is that local entrepreneurs create the companies that bring new wealth and economic growth to a region in the form of jobs, increased revenues, and a vibrant local business sector.
Additional Author: 
International City/County Management Association.