Can venture-capital-backed food startups (based in Silicon Valley, where exponential growth seems mandatory) influence the food labor conversation?

 I'd been thinking about this question for a while, and I got some interesting answers from the new online marketplace, Good Eggs. Read more on TakePart.

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AuthorTwilight Greenaway
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For small farmers, making a living from selling food is getting harder and harder. Time to hustle.

Karen and Dennis Ramseyer started growing and selling pumpkins on their 5th generation Ohio potato farm in 2000. One thing led to another and soon they created corn mazes, hay rides, and began touring groups of school kids around the farm. “One year,” recalls Karen Ramseyer, “we refurbished a combine and turned it into a slide.” Now, they add a new attraction every year, and employ a staff of 30 people every fall.  Read more on Modern Farmer.
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AuthorTwilight Greenaway