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Rachel Greenberger

The Power of Slow Growth

Grow slow is not a term (or mindset) often associated with entrepreneurs. The lore surrounding the lifestyle suggests that they are high-octane, brazen, impatient, and erratic: “Move fast and break things” à la Mark Zuckerberg. But as Senior Fellow at Food Sol Bob Burke will tell you sixteen ways to Sunday (and did once again…

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The Next Quick Service Incubator with Gail Simmons and Nancy Cushman

On April 13, the WIN Lab will co-host a Quick Service Incubator with Food Sol at District Hall. Registration is not yet open, but mark your calendars now as our co-hosted event last spring with celebrity chef Tiffani Faison sold out weeks in advance. Senior Fellow at Food Sol Nancy Cushman will join Babson Entrepreneur…

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Food Sol at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Today concludes this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show. Held each June in New York, the Show is hosted by the Specialty Food Association, which offers industry-wide research and forecasting, as well as educational programs and business development support to food entrepreneurs and emergent brands. This year, Food Sol was able to offer a Premium Pass…

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Gail Simmons

Last month at Babson, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Gail Simmons co-hosted the fourth Babson Food Day alongside Food Sol and fellow foodie Entrepreneur-in-Residence Andrew Zimmern. Food Day and all year, Gail epitomizes food entrepreneurship and eater entrepreneurship of all kinds, inspiring and activating students to uncover and act on their own desire for a better food system. Gail…

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…

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…

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How Gail Simmons Came to Babson

Late last summer, as Food Sol was busily organizing 2nd annual Food Days, Babson Entrepreneur in Residence Andrew Zimmern copied us on an email to his buddy Gail Simmons. Gail lives in New York, but we had heard that she was coming to Boston to host an event downtown on October 23rd, the first of…