2017 Good Food Accelerator Application Celebration

Date(s) - 09/05/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor

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2017 Good Food Accelerator Application Celebration

Tue, September 5, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Please join FamilyFarmed for the Good Food Accelerator (GFA) Application Celebration event at 1871, a thought provoking discussion on how the Good Food Accelerator positively impacts the Midwest’s food and farm entrepreneurs to increase the supply of local, sustainable food.

We’re excited to have GFA mentors, advisors, and several alumni join us for engaging panel discussions!


Keynote Speaker: Anu Goel, Executive Vice President – Client Growth Solutions at SPINS

Anubhav Goel works closely with all of SPINS’ clients to help them find and achieve growth. This includes working with brands on innovative growth strategies and with retailers on shopper and trend-aligned assortments. In addition, Anu heads up SPINS’ financial partners team, working with private equity firms, investment banks, and other financial institutions. Prior to SPINS, Anu spent 20 years building successful consumer brands and businesses with roles at Brand Equity Ventures, McKinsey & Company, and Beam, Inc.


Fellows Panel: Moderated by Scott Mandell, Founder and former CEO, Enjoy Life Foods
Jordan Buckner, Skyline Kitchen Inc (Tea Squares)
Dan Cabellero, Sofrito Foods
Megan Klein, Here
Mitch Wasserman, Full Belly Foods

Network while enjoying Good Food, beer and cocktails provided by local artisans, producers and GFA Alumni: Full Belly Foods, Here, Jenny’s Tofu, Justice of the Pies, Skinny Souping, Skyline, Kitchen Inc (Tea Squares), Sofrito Foods, and more!

Join us!



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