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March 13, 2014

Food Entrepreneurs Use Home Kitchens To Get Their Businesses Cooking

It’s not uncommon for food lovers to dream of giving up their corporate careers to start a food business.  That’s exactly what motivated Hope Lawrence of Hudson Henry Baking Co, maker of Good News Granola, to leave her finance career and, with her family, move to Virginia.   Originally she had been looking to open up…

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March 11, 2014

New! How To Start A Home-Based Food Business Online Course

Do you or someone you know want to start a food business from your home kitchen?  Why should you have to leave your kitchen to learn how to do so?  After many requests and many months of filming, production, and post-production, I’m excited to announce that I’ve officially launched an on-demand, online class focused on…

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February 11, 2014

A Year In The Life Of A Food Entrepreneur – Month 1

Last year I introduced to you Aletha Thomas of Hawaii-based Monkeypod Jam.  Throughout this year we’re going to follow Aletha through the ups and downs of small business ownership as told in her own words.  For this first installment, Aletha wanted to share with us what a typical day in her busy entrepreneurial life looks like which includes letting…

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December 12, 2013

Introducing The 2014 ‘Year In The Life Of A Food Entrepreneur’

Several months ago I first introduced the idea of following one food entrepreneur through their year to learn first hand from them the ups and downs they face throughout the year.  I received a flood of entrepreneurs all interested in sharing their stories (many of whom will be featured throughout the year in future Entrepreneurial…

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August 9, 2011

Is Now Really A Good Time To Start A Business?

Ugh!  That’s really the only word to describe the financial markets yesterday.   With everyone predicting the end of the world as we know it, you have to wonder why anyone in their right mind would think of starting up a business right now.  With the entire global financial market on the verge of a nervous breakdown,…

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