Save the Date: Economic Development Webinar to Focus on Agricultural Incubators

by Katie McConnell

NLC's Economic Development (ED) Peer Network is holding a webinar on March 22 at 
2:30 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar will feature Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, associate vice president for economic development at Rutgers University and associate director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr. Brennan-Tonetta will discuss the Food Innovation Center, a unique business incubation and economic development accelerator program, which provides business and technology expertise to startup and established food and value-added agriculture businesses in New Jersey and the surrounding region.

The ED Peer Network is open to local elected officials, staff and other economic development stakeholders and provides a bi-monthly webinar and other opportunities to hear from experts and exchange best practices with peers.

Details: Stay tuned for information about how to register for this webinar. For questions about the NLC Economic Development Peer Network or the upcoming webinar, please contact Katie McConnell at