Economic Gardening

What is it?

The intention of the Douglas County Economic Gardening program is to grow and strengthen our business community.  The program, which is FREE to Douglas County businesses, provides access to competitive analysis, demographic & market research, resource referrals, marketing lists (and more) – in turn helping to retain existing jobs in the county and helping businesses grow.

Who is eligible:

Businesses that typically experience the best results from participation in the Economic Gardening program fit the following criteria:

  • Business is located in Douglas County
  • Business has been in operation for at least two years
  • Business has interest in growing existing operation (customer base, physical space, product development, etc)

If your business does not match all these requirements or you are considering establishing your business in Douglas County…not to worry. There are many services and resources that the program can help refer you to that will fit your developing business needs.

What services are offered?

Participants of the Economic Gardening program have access to the following services:

  • Market Research
  • Demographic Information
  • Marketing Lists
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Industry Research
  • Mapping Customer, Consumer or Competitor Density
  • Psychographic Analysis
  • Resource Referrals

Where to start?

Please contact:

Becky Nelson, Program Manager
Douglas County Economic Gardening Program