Cortes economics 101

Cortes Economics 101 on Folk U

On August 21st Manda welcomed Adam McKenty, head of the Cortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) back to Folk U Radio to explain Cortes Economics 101.


Cortes Economics 101

Understanding the Cortes Economy starts with understanding macro economics influences. Very quickly Adam McKenty takes us from macro economics to the very, very local situation of Cortes.  What’s a sustainable economy on Cortes look like?  This session will look at global trends and get local with Cortes statistics and results from CCEDA’s LEAP report.

Don’t miss Adam McKenty discuss how to use your money to invest in Cortes using Community Investment Cooperatives.

Folk University

Folk University is the people’s university of Cortes Island. Where neighbours share their interests and passions with each other.  NOw it is also a radio program broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM, every FRiday from 1 to 3 PM and repeated

Manda Aufochs Gillespie is a writer. She’s the author of the Green Mama series of books  ( and the publisher of the award-winning website  She is also a mother, neighbour, and founder of Folk University (