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Talent Joins List Of "Maker Cities"

By GEOFFREY RILEY & EMILY CURETON • MAY 25, 2016

Chicago.  Vancouver.  Memphis.  Talent.  How did one of the Rogue Valley's smaller cities end up on that list?  Because of the enthusiasm of city leaders for fostering entrepreneurship and small manufacturing. 

Talent's maker city effort just sent representatives to an upcoming summit of Etsy Maker Cities in Brooklyn. 

We get the goods on what a maker city is and how things might play out in Talent from Planning Commissioner Allison French and woodworker Ryan Wilcoxson.  

LISTEN THE INTERVIEW ON IJPR.ORG