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ECDI Relocating, Adding Food Incubator Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From TheMetropreneur.com: ECDI Finds a New Home that Includes Food Incubator Space By Melanie McIntyre on September 6, 2010 at 11:30 am The Economic and Community Development Institute in Columbus is scheduled to move into new offices Oct. 1. ECDI will trade its current offices at 475 E. Mound St. for a renovated two-story schoolhouse […]


Columbus Chamber Looks to 2020 and Beyond

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Columbus Chamber’s Annual Meeting took place last week, and over 1,100 business and community leaders were in attendance. The focus of this year’s event was on the rollout of the new Columbus 2020 project, and how the Columbus Chamber will continue to support our existing business base. Columbus 2020 is a new collaborative economic […]

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Supporting Small Businesses in a Tough Economy

 Richard Cordray

Ohio’s economy is made up of small business and at its heart are those entrepreneurs who set about to make a difference, to make their mark and to do it their way. From the auto repair shop in Cleveland to the software engineering firm in Toledo to the daycare center in Cincinnati, Ohio’s small businesses […]


Wonder Bread Factory Reborn as Wonderland

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonder Bread Factory Reborn as Wonderland

Press Release: Artists, Musicians and Small Businesses Team up to Take Over Former Wonder Bread Factory It’s been almost a year since Wonder Bread moved out of their Italian Village bakery on 4th Street near the Short North. Now, a group of innovative entrepreneurs are looking to turn the 65,000 square foot factory into a […]


CU Podcast #29: The Small Business Beanstalk

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we sit down with several of the folks behind the Small Business Beanstalk, a local business co-op that serves members with a network of business-to-business resources in order to allow members to focus on growth. The podcast participants include SBB Founder Wolf Starr, Director of Development Charles Erickson, and SBB Farmer […]


Possible Milk Order Changes Could Adversely Affect Snowville

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Recently, there have been proposals submitted to the USDA to “consider changes to the producer-handler and exempt plant provisions in all federal milk marketing orders.” (USDA Office of Communications). In January, the National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association submitted changes to eliminate the producer-handler exemption in an effort to close a […]


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