Economic Gardening – “In 1987, the City of Littleton, Colorado pioneered an entrepreneurial alternative to the traditional economic development practice of recruiting industries. This demonstration program, developed in conjunction with the Center for the New West, was called 'economic gardening.'"
Economic Gardening – Overview from the Kauffman Foundation -- Economic gardening is an economic development model that embraces the fundamental idea that entrepreneurs drive economies. The model seeks to create jobs by supporting existing companies in a community.
Florida Economic Gardening Institute – Since it was established in 2009, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and its GrowFL program helped create an economic output of $510 million in the State of Florida, helping to create 3,285 jobs.