The Produce Box

Entrepreneur: Courtney Tellefsen
Matched Mentor: Scott Uelner

Courtney Tellefsen, The Produce Box

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Today, more than 150 stay-at-home moms, dads, and grandparents drop off fresh produce to their family, friends and neighbors. In 2012 alone, over a million pounds of North Carolina fruits, veggies and other assorted farm-fresh yield were boxed and distributed. The cost of a box ranges from $18.50 to $28 depending on what option is selected and the size of the family. This year, nearly 8000 families will benefit from the effort of a wide-ranging web of moms, dads and grandparents. In addition, the growing wave of cooperation has been a boon for the local farmers as it is the most efficient way to get nearly 100 different varieties of fresh North Carolina produce into circulation after the harvest.

Website www.theproducebox.com

Scott Uelner

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