Whatever Thanksgiving means to you personally, as food entrepreneurs, we run Thanksgiving. We power a supply chain that brings food from farms to grocery store shelves, where US Americans will collectively spend $2.4 billion on this Thursday’s feast. It is entrepreneurs and business owners who will ultimately decide how to distribute that revenue to create optimal business conditions and set wages and living conditions for the people who work along the supply chain.Read More
We had a great time last Saturday at our first-ever one-day Food Startup Bootcamp in Soho, NYC! There is nothing more inspiring than a room full of entrepreneurs brainstorming and planning how to use business to build a healthier, more just and more resilient food system. Students at the bootcamp analyzed their startup’s place in our complex food system, created customer discovery and validation plans, built financial projections and discussed how durable entrepreneurs manage their personal psychology.Read More
This Saturday, Nov. 15th, Local Food Lab is hosting our second Food Startup Bootcamp and we've lined up an amazing panel of successful D.C.-based food entrepreneurs to share their startup experience and help coach students on how to build sustainable food and farm businesses.Read More
Our friends at Food+Tech Connect have launched Food+Tech Ed, an online learning community dedicated to making it easy for aspiring food entrepreneurs to get the skills and connections they need to launch and grow their business.
They have three expert-taught courses that provide the tools to create a food brand that stands out. If you’re serious about taking your brand to the next level, check out the courses below. For the next month, get a 25% discount on all courses with the code "localfoodlab" (good through November 30th).Read More
The launch of our first-ever Food Startup Bootcamp Tour is right around the corner -- November 8th in New York City, to be exact -- and we've lined up an amazing panel of successful NYC-based food entrepreneurs to share their startup experience and help coach students on how to build sustainable food and farm businesses.
If you are a budding good food entrepreneur who wants to learn food startup biz basics in this one-day intensive course, sign up for the upcoming Bootcamp on Nov. 8th in NYC and get 25% off using promo code LFL@NYC, or check out the full bootcamp tour schedule.Read More
At Local Food Lab our mission has always been to support the ideas and companies that are contributing to a healthier, more just and more resilient food system. What began as an in-person startup accelerator for 30 food entrepreneurs, grew into an online food startup community of over 2500 members from 48 countries.Read More
We've partnered with some of the most innovative and fastest growing food and farm startups to help them add exceptional talent to their teams. Whether you are just entering the workforce or you are an experienced industry professional, apply to be part of the Local Food Lab Talent Pool today to be considered for positions with our partner startups.Read More
Local Food Lab founder Krysia Zajonc makes a case for raising the restaurant minimum wage and encourages everyone to use the National Diner Guide.Read More