This week, February 11-18, is National Entrepreneurship Week is honoring America’s small business owners in rural America.
For example, Rural Development New Mexico would like to honor Preston Mitchell the owner of 4A-Packing, LLC in Las Cruces.
With some of the funding he received from USDA Rural Development he has created a new product by peeling and roasting New Mexico’s famous green chile and adding it to pre-cured bacon. By doing so this product is enhancing 4A-Packing’s product line.
It is this type of project that USDA Rural Development is supporting our rural entrepreneurs with the numerous financial programs we administer. Ultimately, we are creating jobs by supporting entrepreneurial opportunities in rural New Mexico and across rural America.
National Entrepreneurship Week is an opportunity to have USDA RD share news and information to help people in rural communities start and grow their own businesses.
Be sure to check out our Resource Guide for Rural Entrepreneurs, designed to help rural entrepreneurs start and grow businesses, create good-paying jobs and strengthen America’s economy. (Esta guía está disponible en español: Recursos para Emprendedores Rurales).
Also, be sure not to miss great information like this by subscribing to the Rural Workforce GovDelivery list.
We hope you will join us in celebrating the American Entrepreneurial spirit this week. For more information about National Entrepreneurship Week, please visit www.natleshipweek.org. To learn more about investment resources for rural areas, visit www.rd.usda.gov or contact your nearest USDA RD state office.