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Reflections of a Summer Intern

We were so glad to have Jordan work with us for the summer. From helping us with setting up the KickStarter, to launching our newsletter, and helping spread the word in all sorts of ways - Jordan got a lot done in a short time.  We asked for her thoughts and here's what she had to say:

Evan Delahanty
A Pizza Shop to Peaceful Fruits: What’s the Connection?

It began in an office space located above a pizza shop nearly 10 years ago- now, with an endowment greater than the GDP of a small country, the Gates Foundation has the kind of market power once reserved for governments.  But Bill and Melinda Gates are changing the ‘giving game’ by using their foundation, and the $42 million behind it, to power a new trend in philanthropy- social entrepreneurship...

Margo Schmiederer
Açaí – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Part 1

You may have caught yourself elbow-deep in a container that has the word on it (and probably other words like “chocolate” or “supplement”) and gleefully telling yourself “this is good – it’s a superfood!” The superfood berry that no one outside of Brazil had heard of until a few years ago.  Now, it seems like it can be found, in some form at least, almost everywhere. Let's talk about açaí - the good, bad, and the ugly.

 

Evan Delahantyacai