Economic Gardening and the CARES Act

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is now accepting applications from eligible grantees for  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funds (EDA CARES...

[Canceled] 24th Economic Gardening Certification class

Due to concerns about the Covid-19 virus, we are cancelling the Economic Gardening training and certification class scheduled for May 4-6th in Colorado.  We are investigating video conference training. Stay tuned. What you will get: A short history of how this popular...

Influencers of Economic Gardening

We are often asked about who influenced Economic Gardening: The early beginnings of Economic Gardening included principles developed by Paul Romer, eventual winner of the Nobel Prize for economicsThe work of Brian Arthur influenced the early development of Economic...

Economic Gardening book now available for download

“Economic Gardening” is a book that covers the history and background of the original “grow your own” economic development program in Littleton, Colorado.  The book also include chapters on the program as it is run today by the National Center for Economic Gardening,...