About Us

Woodland’s business-friendly local government and ideal location fuel a diverse and growing local economy built on small businesses. Our Economic Development team is here to support you and your business. Contact us today to learn more: Contact Page. 

Economic Development Priority Goals & Strategies

From City Council 2023-2024 Priority Goals

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Economic Development Staff

Erika Bumgardner

Business Development Liaison 

Amanda Portier                                                     Marketing & Business Relations Specialist

Our Partners

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Food Front

The Food Front is an Economic Development initiative led by the City of Woodland in partnership with its 190+ food and ag businesses. Through this campaign, we keep Woodland at the forefront of food and agriculture by cultivating existing relationships and warmly welcoming new ones.

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Woodland Chamber of Commerce

The Woodland Chamber aims to foster an economic climate in which business, industry, and agriculture flourish. The Chamber also provides Certificates of Origin for exporters.

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Visit Woodland

The official guide to Woodland. Check out the Visit Woodland website to plan your visit with information on local festivals, events, dining, and more.

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YoloWorks! career center helps businesses find talented workers. They offer application and resume screening, a candidate referral source, employer recruitment events, on-the-job training, a subsidized employment program, a work experience program, career fairs, rapid response services, and more.

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AgStart is a non-profit startup incubator for ag & food companies located in Downtown Woodland. AgStart provides entrepreneurs with the facilities they need to grow: co-working space, meeting rooms, dedicated offices, the Yocha Dehe Wet Lab and the Bayer Lifehub California@AgStart (wet lab benches and shared lab equipment) and Raley’s Food Lab (a commercial-grade kitchen).

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Greater Sacramento Economic Council

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council is a public-private partnership that unites business and community leaders to create one cohesive regional economic development strategy with a focus on growth, sustainability, equity, and competitiveness.