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Articles About economic sustainability

  • Local food activists strategize, plan for a commercial kitchen

    Last fall about 50 people toured the High Street garden of Al Schlueter, shown above gesturing during the tour. A second tour of Schlueter’s garden, along with those of Macy Reynolds and the Antioch Farm, takes place this Sunday, Aug. 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Wellness Center. (Submitted photo)

    A growing interest among villagers around local food has led to an ambitious effort to make the village a regional food hub, with an initial step of creating a commercial kitchen as the first component of a community economic incubator.

  • Groups striving for a local economy of resilience, equity

    This month’s focus on local economy includes discussions of time exchanges, cooperative food hubs, local investing and more. Here, participants in a yarn game at Community Solutions’ fall 2015 conference discover how their skills intersect with their neighbors’ needs. Such intersections are the basis of the “sharing economy,” an economy centered on shared access to goods and services. (Submitted photo by John H. Morgan)

    A time bank. A worker-owned cooperative food hub. A cooperative entrepreneurial hub with shared services and support. Community-supported industries. Local financing and investing.

  • Viability of CBE challenged in meeting


    The current landscape of commercial real estate building and lending was the focal point at an informational forum on public funding for the CBE infrastructure last Thursday night, and several professionals in the field urged Council not to put money into the project.

  • Village moves fast on CBE funding


    Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.

  • Council eyes economic plan

    Village Council members at their April 2 meeting heard a review of the recent Economic Sustainability Plan by several members of the Village Economic Sustainability Commission.

  • Village, Creative Memories, eHDS close to an agreement

    The Creative Memories facility could be the new home of e-Health Data Solutions.

    E-Health Data Solutions continues talks with Creative Memories and the Village of Yellow Springs in e-Health’s search for an office space to house its growing operations.