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How Food Micro-Entrepreneurs Nourish Cities

How Food Micro-Entrepreneurs Nourish Cities

Reflecting on the history of city planning and the development schemes of Manchester vs Birmingham, Tom Philpott concludes that “cities shouldn’t specialize in a single product…[but instead] nurture small, interdependent businesses that tend to spawn new enterprises rather than swallow up existing ones.” In his article, Todd investigates how new food entrepreneurs and the artisan movement are filling in cultural and economic gaps in major cities, like New York and San Francisco.

Read more about how artisanal food entrepreneurs are ambitiously building local cultural and economic resilience.

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