Entrepreneurial Rural Communities
National Case Studies Series
This series was developed from the June 2005 National Model Entrepreneurial Communities Workshop, sponsored by Iowa State University's Community Vitality Center, Farm Foundation and Creative Fairfield.
The complete series of case studies is available, as well as individual case studies.
Report 1: The Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) in Athens, Ohio
Report 2: Northern Initiatives in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Report 3: Tapetes de Lana Weaving Center, Mora, New Mexico
Report 4: Douglas-Coffee County, Georgia: An Entrepreneur-Friendly Community
Report 5: The IDEA Center Incubator of Tupelo, Mississippi and IDEA Center Incubator Feasibility Study pdf.
Report 6: North Iowa Area Community College Entrepreneur and Capital Networks
Report 7: AgVentures Alliance: An Entrepreneurial Value-Added Agriculture Network
Report 8: Fairfield, Iowa: The Emergence of a Serial Entrepreneurial Community
Report 9: Reflections on Local, State and Federal Policies to Support Entrepreneurs
Supplement: Entrepreneurial Community Ecosystems in the Small is Good World by Sohodojo Co-founders and Eesearch Directors Jim Salmons and Timlynn Babitsky