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Reviewing Babson Food Days; What Was Your Favorite Part?

For us at Food Sol, Babson Food Days (October 23-24) was two days of high-energy, high-octane, high-entrepreneurship.  That could never have been without you – the impeccable talent, passion, and fire in the belly of Babson. We’re entrepreneurs too, and as such, we must be relentlessly testing and talking to the market.  You are our…

Rachel Greenberger

A Place at the Table at Babson Food Days

Tomorrow night, as part of Babson Food Days, we will screen the new documentary A Place at the Table. When Babson Entrepreneur in Residence Gail Simmons suggested that we include A Place at the Table in our Food Days program, I wanted to see it right away.  The film had crossed my radar at this…

Rachel Greenberger

Focused Food Entrepreneur: Raphael Leonard and Wholesome Wave

When Raphael Leonard (B’13) walked into my office in late April, he hadn’t broken his leg yet.  Food Sol was fresh on his radar screen.  He’d just learned of us from Lewis Institute ugrad scholar Lindsey Tarr. “I’m passionate about innovations in food production and delivery systems,” he told me. Graduation was just a few…

Rachel Greenberger

A Living Case on FoodEx

Two of the most interesting people I know were in a room together this summer – and they let me sit in. Marty Anderson is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Babson, holds the Lewis Family Chair in Social Innovation, and teaches an MBA favorite: Extended Enterprise Management.  To call him a “systems thinker” is…