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Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Jack Barber

An eater entrepreneur begins by assessing his desire in terms of what’s on his plate right now, what’s not, and what he want to change. Next, he considers what he knows, who he knows, and his skills and personal strengths as tools to help him collect more information. Then, he takes a small step to…

Rachel Greenberger

10 Questions for Local Food Entrepreneur: Kate McAleer

This interview originally appeared on Examiner.com. There was a chocolate emergency when this Examiner called to interview Kate McAleer. “10,000 pounds of chocolate just arrived at our door! We expected it next week but it just showed up… All is well now.” Bixby & Co. is a two-and-a half-year-old natural candy company about to launch…

Food Sol

Rising Junior Jack Barber Talks Food Truck Entrepreneurship

It was only last summer that Jack Barber opened his food truck Mainely Burgers with business partner Ben Berman. In April, they won Eater’s Best Burger in Maine. And last Wednesday, they became one of just five businesses honored at the annual Entreverge awards. (Entreverge recognizes local entrepreneurs whose businesses exhibit a scalable vision and…