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Want Small and Sustainable? Try Tree In a Box


The Bureau of Development Services Small Business Liaison, Tiffani Penson, teamed up with small business owner Kristine Akins to create a video on behalf of the Small Business Assistance Team and the Small Business Advisory Committee to celebrate small businesses and Earth Month.

Tree in a Box is a successful home occupation business located in the Laurelhurst area that provides everything you need to grow a tree from seed. The kit is designed to be "add water only" and grown in a sunny window.

Tree in a Box is an example of a small business that is thriving with minimal overhead cost and producing a sustainable product thus fitting in with the city's mission "Your Sustainable City".

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