Microbusiness: A Community-Centered Solution to Inequitable Food Systems

Executive Summary

How great of an impact does microbusiness have on our new economy? A lot greater than many previously thought. As summarized in AEO’s new report, Bigger than You Think: The Economic Impact of Microbusiness in the United States, microbusinesses are an increasingly feasible and attractive option to those for whom a precarious economy and mercurial labor market no longer serve. Beyond affording their owners freedom and flexibility to forge paths to job stability and self-sufficiency, these enterprises also wield an inherently boundless power to resuscitate America’s employment and economic health.

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