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From the Knowledge Pantry

Paleo Meals To Go Berries

May 28, 2015

Entrepreneur Spotlight – Paleo Meals To Go

  A son’s love for hiking and backpacking – and clean eating – brought together the mother and son team behind Paleo Meals To Go.  We had a chance to talk with Dawn Anderson, Managing Director of Paleo Meals To Go about how she and her son, Ty, recognized...

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May 26, 2015

Amazon Said To Be Launching A Platform For Artisan Producers

Amazon, the behemoth e-commerce site that reportedly has 278 million active accounts, is said to have recently approached Etsy sellers via email encouraging them to check out Amazon’s new marketplace for artisans called Handmade.   First reported in the Wall Street Journal, Etsy and Amazon have both declined to comment...

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microphone podcast

May 22, 2015

Small Food Business On The Airwaves This Week

Recently, I had a chance to be interviewed for podcasts by two brilliant business woman and – just by chance – both interviews hit the airwaves this week.  

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May 20, 2015

Top 2 Reasons Small Businesses Fail

In the hopes that you can learn from others’ mistakes, CB Insights, as reported by INC., asked 101 failed start-ups what was their undoing. While you may think there are a multitude of reasons why businesses fail, of those interviewed, a resounding 71% indicated that their stumbling block could...

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creative idea

May 18, 2015

Rewarding Your Customers For Helping Grow Your Business

Entrepreneurs are a creative bunch – there’s no doubt about that!  With limited resources, you seek out unique ways to drive business forward.  Recently, one entrepreneur shared with me their one-of-a-kind way of growing their business and they do it by counting on – and rewarding – their very...

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pricing small business

May 15, 2015

Online 4-week Food Business Finance Course For Entrepreneurs

Starting June 3rd, I will be running a 4-week online course in conjunction with Portland State University focused exclusively on the financial side of starting and running a food business.  This, along with marketing questions, is the one area I get asked about more than any other and is...

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Food Business Resources


Tools You Need

Product costing, product pricing, distributor margins, and more.  These tools will help you make dollars and sense of your business.

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Webinars & Workshops

Check out the full line-up of food business classes and webinars scheduled for the next few months

Webinars & Workshops »

Feeling overwhelmed?

Sometimes you need someone to help you through the rough patches on a budget you can afford

Coaching & Consulting »

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