LISTEN: ‘Out West’ podcast looks at economic diversification in rural communities

Diversifying the Rural Economy, the latest episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, explores how a variety of different business structures can provide stability to their respective communities.

Join WGA Policy Advisor Laura Cutlip as she speaks with experts on small businesses, cooperatives, and remote work to learn how rural areas can use these models to strengthen their economies. Guests include David Martin, Director of the North Dakota Small Business Development Network; Kate La Tour, Government Relations Manager at the National Cooperative Business Association; and Shelly Fausett, the Center Director for SoloWorks.

This episode continues the series for Reimagining the Rural West, the Chairman’s Initiative of WGA Chair and North Dakota GovDoug Burgum, which is examining challenges and opportunities in rural economic development, infrastructure and quality of life in the West.

To listen, click the embedded player below, or visit PodbeanOut West is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

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