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Independence, Oregon
Independence, Oregon

Learn how local leaders in Independence, Oregon, are empowering technology and agriculture, and including the entire community in the process, in our latest Rural Edge film.

Waterville, Maine
Waterville, Maine

Forward-thinking community leaders and institutions of higher education have teamed up to secure federal funding to bring their digital economy ecosystem to life in their town on the banks of Maine's Kennebec River.

Springfield, Vermont
Springfield, Vermont

Recently listed by PC Mag as a 2021 top-ten “Work From Home Town,” Springfield has gigabit fiber connectivity, a boutique cinema, a craft brewery, a micro coffee roaster and café, and farm-to-table dining — all within 30 minutes of prime skiing.

Durango, Colorado
Durango, Colorado

How did this town of 20,000 reach these heights? Through foresight into how the economy was changing — and a concerted effort to adapt to it. Local leaders knew that the local job market was too reliant on tourism and natural resource extraction.