Please join FamilyFarmed.org for the Good Food Business Accelerator's debut event at 1871: Accelerating Good Food, a thought provoking discussion on how the Good Food Business Accelerator will positively impact the Midwest's supply of local, sustainable food and foster an ecosystem of successful farm and food businesses that sustain livelihoods, recirculate dollars locally, create jobs, and encourage new start-up businesses. Click here to learn more about the Good Food Business Accelerator.
The evening features a symposium with:
Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871
Marc Schulman, president, Eli's Cheesecake
Jim Slama, president, FamilyFarmed.org.
A panel discussion of Good Food Business Success Stories,
moderated by Jim Slama, follows the symposium. Panelists include:
Gene Mealhow, founder, Tiny But Mighty Foods
Irv Cernauskus, founder, Irv & Shelly's Fresh Picks
Katherine Anne Duncan, founder, Katherine Anne Confections,
John Hall, founder, Goose Island.
The evening closes with networking, Good Food, and local beer and cocktails.
Food will be provided by e.a.t. spots, a Chicago social enterprise serving Good Food at downtown kiosks, developed in partnership with Streetwise. Beverages will be provided by Virtue Cider, Forbidden Root Brewery and Belli's Local Foods Market & Juice Bar.