Tag: Babson Food Days

Emily Denoble

Tastemakers on Food Culture

On October 18, Babson hosted its seventh annual Food Day! This event draws food industry leaders and entrepreneurs to Babson’s campus each year. Babson Food Day is hosted by Food Sol, an action tank within Babson’s Social Innovation Lab. Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, who has served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Babson since 2012,…

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KP Rhee

Gail Simmons – Round Table

Gail Simmons, a culinary expert, visited Babson College on October 24 and facilitated a round table discussion. The topic was on food distribution for the poor who often do not get an access to healthy food. People who joined the discussion were students, food entrepreneurs, and Wellesley residence community. All participants had a chance to…

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Food Sol

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…

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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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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…

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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…

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