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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Wednesday, November 16 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
UP--Flavor Flight: Labor of Love: Personal Insights into Agricultural Entrepreneurship

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Philadelphia area natives Christie and Mark Holloway took a leap of faith by leaving fast-paced suburbia for life on a small farm in Centre County. From their experiences conducting on online “Barnraiser” to help secure funding to restore their 1800s barn into an event space, to their foray into sustainable farming, Christie will share their personal journey as agricultural entrepreneurs and owners of Rooted Farmstead LLC. Plus, sample food from Dolce Vita Desserts and Tait Farm Foods.

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Christie and Mark Holloway

Owner, Rooted Farmstead, LLC
Lovers of the outdoors, each other, and everything pumpkin, Mark and Christie Holloway are first-generation farmers who transplanted to Central Pennsylvania from the Philadelphia suburbs in 2014.   After a few years of careers in engineering and sales, they had become what most... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 8:00pm - 9:30pm EST
CBICC Offices 131 S. Fraser St, Ste 1, State College, PA
  State College, Flavor Flight |   UP-Entrepreneurial Women, Flavor Flight