Once you’ve identified a product or service idea and convinced yourself or funders that there’s a market, fear sets in. Can you actually start, run and grow a business? In this session for budding entrepreneurs, six members of the Organic Trade Association first offer fast-pace, bullet-point tips on how to make it to sustainability. Then, they’ll scatter to six parts of the break room so that you can focus in on the skill set you’re most worried about.
Friday, June 1, from 2:10 pm to 3:25 pm, Marlboro College Grad Center 2 North
Speakers: Yadim Medore, Principal, Pure Branding; Christine Bushway, Executive Director, Organic Trade Association; Wood Turner, VP-Sustainability Innovation, Stonyfield Farm; Cynthia Barstow, Owner, Seed to Shelf; Herb Heller, Director of Finance and Business Development, Hot Mama’s Natural Foods; Sara Newmark, Director of Sustainability, New Chapter