Working on a "Plan B" for local economies of E. Kentucky 

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Listen by segment:

One: Alison Davis, UK Professor of Agriculture Economics on what it takes to encourage the growth of entrepreneurship in the coalfield communities of Eastern Kentucky LISTEN

Two: Brian Mefford heads "C3", a state-funded non-profit that connects entrepreneurs with the marketplace. And Brian Whitacre, a Professor of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University, has come up with a tool to measure rural innovation. LISTEN 

Three: All about the B Corp: business with a stated social and environmental conscience. An interview with Scott Koloms, founder of And, Bobby Clark of the non-profit Sustainable Business Ventures on a workshop series for budding E. Ky. entrepreneurs. LISTEN

The Interviews in order of appearance:

Alison Davis

Brian Mefford

Brian Whitacre

Scott Koloms

Bobby Clark


Contact: Tom Martin at or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358 

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