Crowdfunding for food startups grows in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee

CROWDFUNDING, RAISING MONEY FROM a large number of people on the internet, is democratizing entrepreneurship. In recent years, the crowdfunding economy has more than tripled to more than $5 billion. Nowhere is the practice better suited than to our region, where entrepreneurs can launch their businesses with community donations. This includes becoming a “new bank” […]

Huck’s Hollow Farm latest artisan food maker to launch Kickstarter campaign

Huck’s Hollow Farm Homemade Goods will celebrate the launch of a Kickstarter campaign on Friday at Tess’ Kitchen Store in Grass Valley from 5:30-8 p.m. It is the latest example of a local food venture turning to crowdfunding to grow its business. Other examples include Wheyward Girl Creamery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. […]