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The Local food movement

The local food  movement has been growing in popularity for the last several years.  The term locavore was coined in 2005 to describe someone who prefers that their food come from places closer to home.  In addition to farmer’s markets, there … Continue reading

Urban Olive and Vine

Our team wanted to send out a little something to a client and we discovered this little piece of heaven in Hudson, Wisconsin. They are fantastic to work with and just look at what they were able to put together … Continue reading

Organic Food and Beverages

The Organic Food and Beverage Market is growing by leaps and bounds and will continue to do so into the foreseeable future. Now is the time to get on board with one of the fantastic manufacturers who are making not … Continue reading

Six Things to Consider About Job References

We are all familiar with the famous tagline that is often used at the bottom of resumes “references provided upon request.”  But, what happens when they are actually requested?  Often times, we find ourselves scrambling to put a list of … Continue reading

Delicious Recipes

Food can be therapy, comfort, an expression of art or love, a hobby or a necessity.  In our house there are recipes for all of these.  I think with our fast paced lives and need for convenience, we have lost … Continue reading

Thank you notes

When I receive a  thank you note, whether it is in the mail or electronic it truly one of my favorite things. Not so long ago almost anyone knew how to write a thank you note, so how did we … Continue reading

Pointers when facing a layoff

RIF, Downsize, Restructure, Layoff: Words that can make you question the when, what, where and how’s of all aspects of your life. However, going through this does not have to be the end to your career as you know it. … Continue reading

Thirty-seven business books you should read

http://michaelhyatt.com/favorite-business-books.html   The right book at the right moment can tilt the playing field and give you a crucial advantage.    MICHAEL HYATT  

CFR Top 10 Summer Foods

  After several months of being surrounded by a total absence of color and temperatures well below zero, we hit 50 degrees for the first time last week.  Here in Minnesota, that is equal to about 80 degrees anywhere else.  … Continue reading

What California’s New Henhouse Cage Law Means for the Poultry Industry

We’re always keeping up with current events that have the potential to affect the food production and services industries. Whether it’s market demand or new regulations put into place, consequences that might be intended or unintended are important to take … Continue reading