Archive for May 1990

Gardeners grow better economies

Stick to your knitting. Add value to existing activities. These are concepts used by successful business leaders to build sound and growing enterprises. Together they make up a strategy we call gardening, which I believe works as effectively in community and economic business development as it does in business. In the old days, hunting –…

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Global enterprise has rural roots

In the back room of a small paint store in rural Pullman, Wash., business development specialists are using a computer and fax machine to try to sell local agricultural equipment and expertise in the global marketplace. It’s a grassroots operation that works. The non-profit, bootstraps initiative, AgriTechnics International, was established in April by the Palouse…

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