Ukiah Sharespace is now open!

  The North Bay’s newest entrepreneur hub is officially open. In partnership with The Center, a non-profit shared facility, EDFC has launched the Ukiah Sharespace. This project has been several years in development and is an important tool in developing micro enterprise and overcoming broadband challenges in a rural community. The convenient downtown location allows[…]

Wine vs. Weed

With full legalization in Washington and Colorado, change is arguably immanent for our area. This article in Forbes is only the first of many questions that would come for our community. http://www.forbes.com/sites/katiebell/2014/08/04/will-americas-pot-capital-choose-wine-over-weed/

Plan for rural broadband collapses

EDFC is the fiscal sponsor of the Broadband Alliance of Mendocino County which has been actively involved with the North California Regional Middle Mile Infrastructure project, proposed by Golden Bear Broadband, LLC.  Golden Bear has decided not to pursue the project after the large incumbent providers challenged essential grant applications for key sections of the[…]