Bring it on home: A local biz conference for all

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

Regional Roots: The Roots and Reasons of Asheville’s Buy-Local Sensibility
by Pat Barcas

Sparking the Local Economy: Jane Hatley Seeks to Light Entrepreneurial Fires with New Conference
by Kat McReynolds

 “Localism, Diversity & Innovation: Key Themes Drive the Discussion of Asheville’s Economy
by Michael McDonald

A Wealth of Resources: Speakers Share Efforts to Strengthen Local Economy, Offer Insider Tips
by Tracy Rose

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

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About Jon Elliston
An Asheville-based mountain journalist: Former Mountain Xpress managing editor. Investigations and open government editor at Carolina Public Press. Senior contributing editor at WNC magazine.

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