From Launching the Venture to a CSE Consulting project and continuing through BASE, Farmhand Foods has ‘grown up’ through the offerings of Kenan-Flagler Business Schools Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. “We started Farmhand Foods to dramatically increase local market access for North Carolina’s pasture-based livestock farmers,” says Jennifer Curtis, Co-Founder. “Farmhand Foods is the kind of business our state needs—entrepreneurs who can tap into the excitement about local food in metropolitan areas like Durham to support farmers and other businesses in rural communities,” says Henry McKoy, NC Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Community Development. Farmhand Foods’ network of pasture-based farm suppliers initially includes Parker Farm (Orange County), Triple B Farm (Granville County), Leigh Farm (Martin County), Read More
Monthly Archives: October 2010
A citizen of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Michel Lusakueno earned his MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2010. Watch Michel as he experiences some of what UNC Kenan-Flagler has to offer, including the Sustainability Immersion and a Global Business Project.
Today’s post is a re-post of a blog from AJ Dye (MBA ’11). For more reflection and speculation from AJ check out his blog, AJ’s Greatest Hits, which focuses on “sustainability, private equity and venture capital, among other topics.” Originally published September 22, 2010 Last week I attended the 2nd annual SJF Summit on the New Green Economy, a gathering of dynamic practitioners sharing their strategies and best practices for success in the new green economy. The Summit featured a number of inspiring keynote speakers including Bruce Kahn from Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors, Dr. Robert Wallace, from BITHENERGY, Bruce Usher from Columbia University (former CEO of EcoSecurities), Anne Claire Broughton from SJF Institute, and David W. Orr from Oberlin College. Focused Read More