In the News: Stacy Mitchell
November 13, 2017
Media Outlet: Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition
During ILSR’s co-director and Community-Scaled Economies initiative director Stacy Mitchell swing through Vermont to discuss Amazon at two events at independent bookstores, she spoke on the public affairs radio show Vermont Edition on Vermont Public Radio.
Here’s the details from the post, make sure to listen to the show:
Vermont’s villages are facing serious challenges from big box stores, online retailers and rising rent bills. Vermont Edition looks at how downtown businesses around the state are changing to meet those demands.
Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and Gary Holloway, downtown program coordinator at Vermont’s Agency of Commerce and Community Development, discuss what’s working—and what’s not—in our downtowns, how businesses can compete with the Amazons of the world, and what the right retail mix is that best serves a community and its visitors.
Broadcast Monday, Nov. 13 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.