Preserving Embryonic Entrepreneurs
Chapter 16 Discussion
In the chapter, Joel talks about how we do not preserve the freedom for embryonic entrepreneurs to access the marketplace today like we did years ago when the “big guys” were getting their start. Do you think this is fair?
“It’s a log easier to be against something than for something. Being against something does not really require any alternatives…” What things are you against? Do you have a logical, better solution?
Read Joel’s solutions on the last page of this chapter. Do you agree with them all?
Chapter 17 Discussion
Let’s discuss your thoughts on this issue. What do you want to talk about here?
Joel writes, “You ARE a partner with your farmers. And we farmers know we’re partners with you–we can’t do it without your participation. Together we are a team.
What can you do to promote the team to win?
This book was written before Food, Inc and Omnivore’s Dilemma. Do you think the public is more ready to hear this message now than then?
Any closing thoughts you want to share?