The Practical Visionaries Workshop partners are launching the Practical Visionaries Forum Tuesday, November 27, 2012. This Forum is a place where our partners and our broader constituencies can share with and learn from each other. Details below: Real Economic Development: Beyond Walmart Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 6-8pm @ Alternatives for Community & Environment 2181 WashingtonContinue reading Practical Visionaries Forum Nov 27: Real Economic Development – Beyond Walmart
Alternatives to Walmart?
Having harvested rural and suburban retail markets, Walmart is now ploughing new ground in cities with their smaller urban groceries. From Los Angeles to Chicago and now in Boston, communities are debating over Walmart. On the one hand, residents of economically struggling neighborhoods (often also food deserts) want jobs and access to affordable groceries. OnContinue reading Alternatives to Walmart?