Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance http://redriverradio.org en Central La. economic development firm hires food systems planner http://redriverradio.org/post/central-la-economic-development-firm-hires-food-systems-planner <p>The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance has hired a regional food systems planner to create a marketplace that encourages the buying and selling of local produce in the alliance’s 10-parish region. John Cotton Dean is beginning to map out his new job. He started last month. He says it’s very forward thinking that the grant-funded job is housed within an economic development agency.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:36:03 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24118 at http://redriverradio.org Central La. economic development firm hires food systems planner Cenla leader lauds rise of creative class in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/cenla-leader-lauds-rise-creative-class-shreveport <P>Jim Clinton, president of the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, is the featured speaker at tomorrow's Biomedical Foundation of Northwest Louisiana luncheon&nbsp;highlighting innovation and economic development. Clinton says Louisiana has made marked progress in recruiting and developing new companies, with Shreveport-Bossier seeing a rise of the creative class. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:30:10 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 17597 at http://redriverradio.org Cenla leader lauds rise of creative class in Shreveport