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Slow Food, Slow Growth: Emotional Capital and the Challenges of Large-Scale Solutions for Small-Farm Food

Cathy Erway | Posted 08.03.2016 | Taste
Cathy Erway

A year ago, Wen-Jay Ying was feeling depressed. Her for-profit CSA business, Local Roots NYC, was four years old and looking around the industry, it seemed like there were suddenly many similar businesses who were in talks with investors, getting huge boosts of capital or moving into big warehouses and new markets, creating massive scale. The kind of scale that could have the potential to change, or "disrupt," our entire food system. Ying had never started her business with that kind of scale in mind.

This Startup Employs Refugees Who Cook Their Native Cusine

The Huffington Post | Savannah OLeary | Posted 03.08.2016 | Taste

Inside the kitchen of Eat Offbeat, the new startup that delivers food made by resettled refugees to New Yorkers, Nepalese Chef Rachana Rimal is cookin...

How Unique, Upstart And Independent Food Brands Are Changing the Way We Eat at Home

Condiment | Posted 04.26.2015 | Taste

It's a bit of a golden era for the food business at the moment.

The Journey of a Juicing Entrepreneur

Sandy Abrams | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

People are making their post school drop off, post exercise, late afternoon energy stop at the local juice bar instead of the usual coffee spot. Going 'green' doesn't just mean being eco-friendly anymore, it's all about the juice.

5 Tips For Running Your Own Food Business From NYC Smorgasburg Vendor

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Sahra Vang Nguyen

Outer Borough owner, Carson Yiu, was rejected 15 times from NYC's most competitive food market, Smorgasburg, before getting his chance to shine.

5 Food Jargon Words You Absolutely Need To Know

Rachel Mount Hofstetter | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste
Rachel Mount Hofstetter

Here's a cheat sheet of the phrases aspiring food entrepreneurs shouldn't be without.

Supermarket Superstar: Food Business and Reality TV

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Fabio Parasecoli

The show allows the audience a glimpse of the brutality of the food business, beyond the romanticism that often surrounds the sector. Beyon that, however, anybody working in the food business would understand the shows lives in the realm of fantasy.

Eat Your Way Across The U.S., Without Leaving Home

Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste

Like you need another excuse to throw a regional foods party.

Good Food, Good People: Tim's Place

Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste

Breakfast, lunch and hugs.

Good Food, Good People: Calozzi's Cheesesteaks

Posted 03.01.2013 | Taste

Pour your heart out and tell us about the special food people in your neighborhood.

Women, Chefs and Professional Kitchens

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

During this process I was sure I was being gender-sensitive, trying to focus public attention to issues that the media too often overlooks, and that the food business is frequently too busy and unconcerned to tackle. Little did I know what I was getting into!

A Taste Of The Good Life

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

When Gail Dosik turned 50, she decided to sweeten her life. After more than two decades in the fashion industry, she quit her job, enrolled in culinar...

3 Ways to Find a Job

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Blythe McGarvie

Even coming out of school, most graduates can quantify how they made a difference rather than just participate in an organization, volunteer or otherwise.

Is The Recession Ruining Our Health?

The Guardian | Jon Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Demand for fast food is soaring: Domino's pizza chain had "exceptional" sales in the first few weeks of 2009 and, having opened a new outlet every wee...