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Food Sol

The Power of Food, Questions, and Connections

Wednesday, October 17, we will celebrate Babson Food Day, the culminating moment of Food Sol’s year-round ambition to catalyze connections and opportunities for food entrepreneurs of all kinds. That may sound great, but vague also. Here are just two examples. Nadine’s story Last year, Nadine Habayeb MBA’17 pitched a strategic question at the Quick Service…

Rachel Greenberger

Being Present

“Do you know how rare it is to see a group of people so intently present and attentive to what’s important to them?” So said co-founder and CEO of Sir Kensington’s Scott Norton in an email to me about his experience participating in last month’s sixth Babson Food Day. As I wrote earlier this fall…

Rachel Greenberger

The Story of Babson Food Day

This October 20-21 marks the fifth annual Babson Food Day. What’s Food Day and why does Babson celebrate it? No surprise: the back story is quite entrepreneurial… The first national Food Day was held October 2011, an initiative of Center for Science in the Public Interest (“CSPI”). On the first Food Day, grassroots organizers all…

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Andrew Zimmern

Last week, Babson Entrepreneur in Residence Andrew Zimmern co-hosted fourth national Food Day alongside Food Sol and his fellow foodie Entrepreneur in Residence Gail Simmons. On Food Day and all year round, Andrew activates and inspires food entrepreneurs of all kinds with his humor, candor and business savvy. Following the theme of this year’s Babson…

Cheryl Kiser

T Minus 6 Days to Babson Food Day

As the count down to the 4th Annual Babson Food Day begins, I am smiling all over thinking about how this spirited and absolutely delicious event has taken root over the years. Part of the nationwide Food Day movement, Babson Food Day is designed to be open, accessible, inspiring and relevant to everyone. Though we…

Food Sol

Gail Simmons Twitter Chat

One week from today, Monday, February 24th from 1:00-2:00 pm ET, Babson Entrepreneur in Residence Gail Simmons and Food Sol at Babson will join Center for Science in the Public Interest for a nationwide Twitter chat on food entrepreneurship. Center for Science in the Public Interest is the national organization behind Food Day, a day…