SBAM in the News – Grand Rapids Press article suggests a new tactic for creating jobs in Michigan: ‘Economic gardening’
May 7, 2010
An article today in the Grand Rapids Press and Mlive.com says that economic gardening — helping local businesses grow — could provide a richer, more stable source of jobs for the state.
“Michigan shouldn’t abandon efforts to bring new companies to Michigan, said Rob Fowler, president of the Small Business Association of Michigan. “We don’t think it should be either/or,” he said. “But 60 to 80 percent of the state’s economic development efforts should be put into economic gardening.”
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