Investments will promote job creation and economic growth in local industry clusters in Ariz., Calif., Mich., N.Y., Okla., Ore., Pa., Tenn. and Wash. The Obama administration today announced that 10 public-private partnerships across America will receive $20 million in total awards to help revitalize American manufacturing and encourage companies to invest in the United States.…Continue Reading
Obama Administration Announces $20 Million for 10 Public-Private Partnerships to Support American Manufacturing and Encourage Investment in the U.S.
As the summer sun glints off a pyramid of scarlet-and-yellow Rainier cherries, at least one customer can’t contain himself. “I know I can’t buy yet, but can I sample?” he asks. It’s Wednesday afternoon in July in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, and the weekly farmers market–one of 40 in King County alone, up from nine…Continue Reading
Third generation farmer Lewis Dozier believes “it is the first responsibility of the farmer to feed the village.” Feast DownEast is a growing local effort to connect those farmers with consumers in the region. The owner of Dozier Grains and Produce, located in Brunswick County, says it is “win-win” for Southeastern North Carolina.UNCW hosts an…Continue Reading