Let’s get down to local business. All are invited to attend a new conference in Asheville, Bringing It Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone. Mountain Xpress’ in-depth preview includes a profile of conference organizer Jane Hatley, a pre-analysis of the topics on the table, a summary of the speakers and their perspectives, and an examination of the regional food movement’s influence on the buy-local bonanza.
Here’s a list of stories about the conference, including a roundup of events, presenters and speakers.
“Home Economics: Conference Encourages Locally Minded Proactivity” by Kat McReynolds
“Localism, Diversity & Innovation: Key Themes Drive the Discussion of Asheville’s Economy“
by Michael McDonald
WHERE: The Haynes Center at A-B Tech’s Enka campus
WHEN: Wednesday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TICKETS: $30 for general admission and $25 for students.
MORE INFO & RESERVATIONS: bringingithomewnc.org