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A green thumb for economic development

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2024

Agriculture has long been a part of the Western Slope economy, but it’s facing its own unique set of problems from rising costs, persistent drought and an aging workforce. Now, a new initiative called Agriwest led by the Business Incubator Center in Grand Junction, with the help of a federal grant, is aiming to address these issues head-on and serve as a model for communities across the country. The Economic Recovery Corps awarded $262,500 to the Business Incubator, which will fund a 2½-year fellowship to lead the initiative. However, the...

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