Home grown business

Think the talk of “green jobs” is malarkey? 

This article on RichmondBizSense.com provides an example of how targeted incentives help promote growth in designated industries, such as home solar power, especially in the early stages of an industry’s growth when the economies of scale have not yet kicked in.

Another article from The News Leader reviews the growth of the home solar power industry and how it is taking root in the heart of Virginia.

These types of incentives fit well into our discussion of economic gardening; especially the part about “preparing the soil.”