The Bitterroot Valley is an exceptional place to live. Its rural setting and bountiful natural resources endow it with a capacity for ensuring the economic security of those fortunate enough to live here. The definition of durable is "able to withstand", which perfectly describes the economic character of the Bitterroot.
Our mission is to establish a durable economy in the Bitterroot Valley that provides for the needs of its present citizens while safeguarding those of future generations.
Economic Health of the bitterroot valley
We believe the wellbeing of our community is measured by how well we establish and maintain:
Water and air quality
Locally produced food, shelter, and necessities
Adequate and up-to-date infrastructure
Water & sewer
Electricity production & transmission
Health & human services
Primary & post-graduate education
Open & public spaces
How will we achieve this?
While our path can only be determined through consensus, our destination is clear. We desire to see a community able to meet its essential needs from within.