Verde Valley Broadband Cooperative, is a coalition of communities loosely formed but cooperating to bring enhanced broadband to the Verde Valley. This group is operating under the umbrella of VVREO. The Town of Clarkdale and the City of Sedona took the lead in putting together a cooperative of government entities, interested businesses, schools, institutions and individuals whose sole purpose is to accomplish the mission and vision of the VVBC
The mission of the Verde Valley Broadband Cooperative is to drive economic development through universal, open access to broadband services via a fiber optic network that serves the rural Verde Valley.
To build an advanced, world-class broadband telecommunications network across the Verde Valley to enhance our quality of life and participate in global technologies.
The Verde Valley Waterways (Verde River and its' Tributaries) - Opportunities for Economic Expansion and Growth
Growth of the Verde Valley economy focusing on the waterways as an economic asset and vehicle for growth - growing and expanding the industry. Very little information is available on the asset value of our waterways - Value to the economy of the river – recreation, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism etc.
An agreement to go forward with developing economic opportunities in the Verde Valley in relation to the waterways (Branding/Marketing, Education Program, Legislature, Tourism, Workforce, Environment)
Informational Reports: http://www.verdevalley.org
Meets every 4th Monday of the Month at the Old Town Center for the Arts - 5th Street & Main in Old Town Cottonwood from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Where you can meet with people working together on sustainability and green projects - share a drink and your ideas for helping make our communities more resilient and self-reliant.
Contact: 602-300-8500 (Lee Feliciano)
The Verde Valley Agricultural Coalition (VVAgC) is a new organization forming under the auspices of the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization for those interested in all facets of agriculture in the region. Members represent land owners, growers, producers, and educators as well as public sector organizations and non profits concerned about retaining and enhancing the Verde’s abilities to feed itself with safe, nutritious, locally grown food.
Cultivating a sustainable “agricultural renaissance” in the Verde Valley
The mission of the Verde Valley Agricultural Coalition as follows:
We provide the leadership and collaborative network to establish and maintain an agricultural system, which significantly contributes to economic vitality, food safety and security, and overall quality of life and community.
OUR FOCUS AREAS
For the next twelve to 18 months, VVAgC will be focusing on the following areas and on specific goals and objectives within each areas:
The mission of the Verde Valley Wine Consortium non-profit organization is for the overall advancement of the wine industry, tourism, economic development and education in the Verde Valley. Its duties include collecting and distributing valuable data and information to our members, and protecting and assisting the grape growers and wineries interest in the Verde Valley.
The VVWC is committed to fostering a culture of sustainability, educational programs, and marketing the region on many different levels. Our members include; wineries, growers, industry personnel, educators, regional developers, local governments and support businesses that have an interest in and lend their assistance to promoting the organization's purpose.