Accelerating Good Food at 1871
Please join FamilyFarmed.org on October 1, 2014 for the Good Food Business Accelerator‘s debut event at 1871: Accelerating Good Food, a thought provoking discussion on how the Good Food Business Accelerator will positively impact the Midwest’s supply of local, sustainable food and foster an ecosystem of successful farm and food businesses that sustain livelihoods, recirculate dollars locally, create jobs, and encourage new start-up businesses. For more information on the Good Food Business Accelerator, click here.
The evening features a symposium with:
Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871
Michael Bashaw, Midwest Regional President, Whole Foods Market
Marc Schulman, President, Eli’s Cheesecake
Jim Slama, President, FamilyFarmed.org.
A panel discussion of Good Food Business Success Stories,
moderated by Jim Slama, follows the symposium. Panelists include:
Gene Mealhow, founder, Tiny But Mighty Foods
Irv Cernauskus, founder, Irv & Shelly’s Fresh Picks
Katherine Anne Duncan, founder, Katherine Anne Confections,
John Hall, founder, Goose Island.
The evening closes with networking, Good Food, and local beer and cocktails.
Food will be provided by e.a.t. spots, a Chicago social enterprise serving Good Food at downtown kiosks, developed in partnership with Streetwise. Beverages will be provided by Virtue Cider, Forbidden Root Brewery and Belli’s Local Foods Market & Juice Bar.