They connect farmers and ranchers with local consumers, and they offer the freshest produce from the local community. Farmers markets promote a farm-to-fork lifestyle, where food goes directly from the farmer to a family’s dinner table, without passing through cross-country distributors and national supermarket chains first.
Most incubators have a rigorous application process, and getting accepted can show venture capitalists that your start-up is worth the investment. What’s more, incubator-based start-ups can benefit from the reputation of success stories like Dropbox and Airbnb, both of which grew out of prestigious incubators.
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As the summer comes to a close, the familiar tune of the ice cream truck will be replaced by the routine hum of alarm clocks and school bells. Before the first bell rings, though, you can make a big difference in your community by shopping locally this back-to-school season.