Nonprofit Quarterly launches the second season of its Remaking the Economy webinar series. Each webinar will focus on a specific region or community.
This webinar features the 501c3 nonprofit, Barelas Community Coalition (BCC), where it supported a proposal advanced by local developer Sean Gilligan and Richard Yates, a Santa Fe-based architect and developer to create a mixed-use project that would include housing and local retail.
La Esquinita (The Little Corner) was born and will be launched next month. La Esquinita is New Mexico's latest retail food, arts, and cultural business incubator that will promote new partnerships and serve as a cultural and economic hub for the community.
La Esquinita will comprise of a small food hall/business incubator, an artisan market, and the city's first official food truck park.
La Esquinita will also aim to rehabilitate the Barelas neighborhood by anchoring businesses that provide food, shopping, arts, events, and culture in a walkable area that leads to other attractions in New Mexico. Read the Entire Article
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