Wednesday March 21st, marked the first day of spring and ushered in a new economic era in the Totnes area with the first annual REconomy Project Local Entrepreneur Forum. The civic hall was packed with over 100 attendees, including entrepreneurs, investors, and other catalysts for starting new social and sustainable enterprises, all looking to learn, make new connections, and take steps toward realising their goals.
The event got off to a stimulating start with a Rob Hopkins welcome that included a pitch for Atmos Totnes, a brownfield redevelopment campaign led by TTT. Four speakers followed, each contributing to the themes of the morning: new economic models are needed, they must be community-minded, and there are example of projects that could work right here where we live. Read more of Jay's blog here... or Rob's blog