Event Details

Join us for a morning speakeasy and intimate networking with Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of Stonyfield Organic. Take a deep dive into mission and resilience in entrepreneurship. With only 40 tickets available, we recommend reserving your spot early.


This program is proudly sponsored by Stonyfield Organic.

Agenda

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration & Coffee
Arrive and fill up your cup!
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Speakeasy Session
Why you need a mission and resilience to succeed.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Networking

Speakers

  • Gary Hirshberg (Co-founder of Stonyfield Organic)

    Gary Hirshberg

    Co-founder of Stonyfield Organic

    https://hirshberginstitute.com/gary-hirshberg/

    Gary Hirshberg is CEO of the Hirshberg Entrepreneurship Institutes and Co-Founder and Chief Organic Optimist of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer. He is also Founder and Chair of two non-profit advocacy organizations: Organic Voices and the Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership. The author of Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World (Hyperion, 2008), Gary frequently speaks on topics including sustainability, organic agriculture and the profitability of green business. Gary has previously served on the Boards of many organic and natural brands including Annie’s, Applegate, Blue Apron, Forager Project, Honest Tea, Late July, Orgain, Peak Organic Brewing, Sambazon, Sweet Earth Foods, Sweetgreen and UnReal chocolates and currently serves on several corporate boards including My Forest Foods (plant-based bacon), Tacombi (Mexican taquerias and products), Uncle Matt’s Organic (organic juices and beverages), Wildgood (plant-based ice cream) and Willa’s (organic oat beverages). He has received 12 honorary doctorates and numerous awards for corporate and environmental leadership including a 2015 Champion for Children Award from Mount Sinai Hospital’s Children’s Environmental Health Center and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the US EPA. He is an Edmund Hillary Fellow in NZ where among his current projects, he is establishing an Organic Entrepreneurship Education Centre on a farm that he and his wife own near Motueka.

    Gary Hirshberg is Co-Founder and Chief Organic Optimist at Stonyfield Organic, the country’s leading organic yogurt producer. He is also the Chairman and Founding Partner of Just Label It!, the national campaign to label genetically engineered foods. Gary is the author of Stirring It Up; How to Make Money and Save the World and co-author of Label It Now – What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Foods.

    He has received 12 honorary doctorates and numerous awards for corporate and environmental leadership including a 2015 Champion for Children Award from Mount Sinai Hospital’s Children’s Environmental Health Center and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the US EPA. Among his current projects, he is establishing an Organic Entrepreneurship Centre in Motueka, NZ.

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