SEDI Business Resource Center
The SEDI Business Resource Center offers business development support in northern Arizona.The Center is responsible for managing SEDI's Dollars for Dreams super micro-lending program, business activity centers that foster and support small and entrepreneurial businesses, and continuing and enhancing the Green Drinks program.
Business resources SEDI provides can be found at:
IdeAZ Map, a roadmap for finding local business service providers in nothern Arizona. The site provides anonline business directory with local business resources. Website here
Green Biz Network which showcases local businesses' sustainable business practices. We feature businesses from around northern Arizona, serving local, national, and international markets. Website here
JUNE 13, 2012
Join us June 19, 2012 from 11:30 to 3pm at the Cottonwood Public Safety Bldg for the VV Local Food Forum.
Verde Valley Agriculture Coalition (VVAgC) cultivates a sustainable agriculture renaissance in the Verde Valley by providing the leadership and collaborative network to establish and maintain an integrated agricultural system, which significantly contributes to economic viability, food safety and security, and overall quality of life and community.
Ways you can Reduce Waste in the Verde River Valley
APRIL 24, 2012
What an amazing Earth Weekend! The Value the Verde team collaborated with SEDI (Sustainable Economic Development Initiative) and Sustainable Arizona to participate in local Earth Day celebrations promoting reusable water bottles throughout northern Arizona.
Arizona Daily Sun – Joe Ferguson – March 18, 2012
Full article on Arizona Daily Sun online
The warehouse in west Flagstaff recently leased by a French manufacturing company was largely empty on Friday morning.
The young Frenchman managing the site for North America IML Containers, Jonathan Lepage, had just finished saying there were only a few pieces of equipment inside the 40,000 square foot facility when a semi-truck pulled in.
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MARCH 23, 2012
Northern Arizona University will be hosting the Green NAU/Green Drinks “Sustaining the Local Economy Networking Event” to facilitate relationship building and communication between local businesses and local students/graduates that are looking for jobs.
Support for entrepreneurs and small businesses