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An Urban Farm Feeding the Poorest Part of Philly Fights to Stay Alive and Growing

The Life Do Grow Farm on North 11th and Dauphin Streets in North Philadelphia was carved out of the poorest part of the poorest big city in America. Run by a grassroots nonprofit called Urban Creators, it yields needed food in a supermarket desert where hunger proliferated long before the pandemic. …

How Newman’s Own Built a Billion-Dollar Company by Doing Good

Back in the 1980s, when Newman’s Own began, being a purpose-driven company wasn’t a widely understood concept. Even today, most companies have a hard time grappling with the idea. While it isn’t clear if the folks at Newman’s Own understood the power of having a brand that stood for more …

These Hollywood Celebrities Moonlight As Successful Businessmen and Entrepreneurs

After cementing his legacy in the golden age of Hollywood, the late Paul Newman co-founded Newman’s Own food products … The best thing about Newman’s business is that he decided to put all the post-tax profits and royalties to charity, and so far, the donations have exceeded $500 million. Read the full article in Esquire. …

Isolation Is a Danger for the Sick — and for the Healthy

At the dinner table, my 31-year-old son, Mason Earle, stared at me as he said: “Mom, I think everyone now has a sense of the slow, drawn-out drowning I feel, all alone in my illness.” Read more of CEO Miriam Nelson’s opinion piece in the The Hartford Courant. …

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