Good Food Accelerator Application Info Session & Happy Hour
The Good Food Accelerator gets emerging Good Food CPG brands ready for prime time, giving them the skills to scale up, and we are now recruiting for our 6th Cohort (application closes Oct 1)!
Monday, September 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
1871 2.01 Classroom
Are you a Good Food entrepreneur that's ready to take your business to the next level? The Good Food Accelerator gets emerging Good Food CPG brands ready for prime time, giving them the skills to scale up, and we are now recruiting for our 6th Cohort (application closes Oct 1)!
Join us for an information session and happy hour at 1871, home of the GFA, to learn more about the program and connect with our staff, mentors and alumni! See below for more details:
4:00-4:45pm: GFA Breakdown
Meet the GFA staff and learn the ins and outs of the nation's original Good Food Accelerator focused on building supply chains for sustainable local food.
4:45-5:45pm: GFA Mentor and Alumni Panel
Get an exclusive inside look at the GFA from the perspective of our distinguished program mentors and alumni.
5:45-6:30pm: Networking Happy Hour
Connect with our GFA community over light bites and drinks!
Speakers & Panelists
Jim Slama, Founder and CEO, FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator
Rebecca Frabizio, Director of Entrepreneurial Programs
Chelsea Huson, Manager of Entrepreneurial Programs
Mentor and Alumni Panel:
Brittany Chibe, Within Without, GFA Cohort 5
Giorgios Karayannis, Kolossos, GFA Cohort 5
Jordan Buckner, TeaSquares, GFA Cohort 3
Michele Gazzolo, Fruitbelt, GFA Cohort 3
Michelle Calcagni, PhoneBox Group, GFA Super Mentor
Greg Christoff, Abbey Paving, GFA Super Mentor
Bob Gillespie, Good Food Accelerator, Finance & Innovation Strategist
Moderated by: Shelby Parchman, GFA Growth & Advancement Strategist