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David Eson Discusses Growth In Interest In Local Foods

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  • Date Added : 10/28/2008
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David Eson

  • Founder, Isidore Foods, LLC
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David Eson is the founder and owner of Isidore Foods. He has been assisting farming families with distribution and market development since 1997. He has worked for the extension service and various non-governmental organizations and now operates his own business, Isidore Foods LLC.

Isidore Foods began in 2006 as an internet business to provide marketing and selling local farm products. In its first year, Isidore Foods provided community supported agriculture marketing services to three farms and local food delivery services for 200 customers. Each farm produced fruits and vegetables. The principal focus was a pilot project with the University of Pittsburgh. The pilot served 150 customers.

In 2008, Isidore Foods partnered with a local distributor to handle the purchasing, packaging and delivery of orders and established buying relationships with 40 farms and businesses. These farms and businesses produce fruits, vegetables, meat, bread, milk, cheese, butter and various pantry items. Isidore currently serves 500 customers.

We recently did a survey. Everything is electronic with us, so I have access to all the customers' e-mail, all that database driven stuff. I offer everyone a $25 gift certificate if they would reply to a simple survey set up by some students at Carnegie Mellon University. Well, I didn't know that...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 13 David Eson Discusses Growth In Interest In Local Foods
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 2 of 13 David Eson Discusses Choice To Go Deep With Customer Base And Importance of Educating Vendors
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 1 min. 57 sec.
Video 3 of 13 David Eson Outlines How Isidore Foods Began Its Pilot Program
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 4 min. 57 sec.
Video 4 of 13 David Eson Discusses Development of Partnerships and Website
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 2 min. 31 sec.
Video 5 of 13 David Eson Discusses Process of Building A Customer Base
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 2 min. 35 sec.
Video 6 of 13 David Eson Discusses Core Values of Isidore Foods
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 2 min. 11 sec.
Video 7 of 13 David Eson Discusses Isidore Foods Product Lines and Shares Thoughts On Consumer Demand For Organic
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 3 min. 31 sec.
Video 8 of 13 David Eson Shares Anecdote From Survey Responses
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 9 of 13 David Eson Discusses Customer Relationships, Growth Challenges and Economic Model
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 3 min. 19 sec.
Video 10 of 13 David Eson States Isidore Foods Provides A Sustainable Product
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 1 min. 47 sec.
Video 11 of 13 David Eson Discusses Concerns Over Liability And Impact of Paperwork on Small Farmers
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 3 min. 50 sec.
Video 12 of 13 David Eson Discusses Importance of Leveraging Existing Resources
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
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  • 4 min. 4 sec.
Video 13 of 13 David Eson States Delivering Local Quality Food To People Who Demand It Is His Path To Success
  • David Eson - Lecture - Isidore Foods
  • 10/28/2008
  • David Eson
  • 3 min. 27 sec.

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