Project: Taste of Immokalee™

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In 2014 Taste of Immokalee; was created with purpose to provide a platform for youth to empower their community. Through a grant from State Farm Insurance to fund an entrepreneurial experience, led sixteen youth to create a food startup business in Immokalee.

Mission:

Taste of Immokalee™ is a benefit corporation with a mission to provide “hands-on” experience in all aspects of business with a focus on social entrepreneurship to give back to the community of Immokalee.

Vision:

Is to create an innovative approach through business that educates youth with skills and knowledge needed to solve social, economical, and educational issues through community and educational partnerships.

Goals:

  • Work to create Immokalee based food products that are assets to community pride.
  • Provide a safe environment to learn from failures to obtain success.
  • Establish a better understanding of how a business works through hands-on learning.
  • Work through the five D’s to create new products: Decide, Discover, Define, Develop, Deploy.