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November 7, 2017

Ok, Let’s Chat!

Finding folks in this industry to talk with, ask questions of, bounce ideas off of, and sometimes just plain vent when the going gets tough is really hard. Oftentimes, food entrepreneurship is a really lonely venture. Even if you’re working in a shared or incubator kitchen space, much of the time you and your food…

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August 30, 2017

An Update To The Podcast Publishing Schedule

If you’ve been following this site for a while you realize that I personally have been really focused on two things this year: 1. providing great content and material for you to use in your businesses and 2. figure out how to do that while balancing everything else in my work and life without losing…

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April 27, 2017

Where’s That Community Membership You Promised?

If you’ve been hanging out here for a while, you may remember that back in January I hinted that a new community membership – with a number of benefits – would be launching soon.  So why haven’t you seen anything about it since?

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August 9, 2016

Food Startup Darling Caught In Scandal

I’m sure many of you have heard the story about Hampton Creek already and, like me, may be shaking your head.   In case you haven’t, the short version is that Hampton Creek, the makers of vegan mayonnaise ‘No Mayo’ and other products, reportedly ran an operation where they paid people to go into stores…

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March 23, 2016

The Dark Act Gets Blocked…But What Does This Mean For Vermont Businesses?

To be totally honest, I was pretty darn happy when I heard that the Senate had blocked the ‘Dark Act’ (technically known as the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act).  It means, in short, that the federal government can’t nullify what a handful of states have voted for – that products using genetically modified ingredients must label their…

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January 8, 2016

Getting Caught Up At The End Of This First Week

We made it – the first week of 2016 is officially on its way to being in the books.  Congrats!  Since we made a bunch of changes to this site right before the new year, I wanted to take a minute and just outline a few of the changes for you:

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