Local Harvest http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Alternative Funding For St. Louis Businesses: From Local Harvest To TrackBill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/alternative-funding-st-louis-businesses-local-harvest-trackbill <p>About two weeks ago, Local Harvest Grocery, Café &amp; Catering launched a $120,000 crowdfunding campaign that co-owner Maddie Earnest says was necessary to restock the grocery store and pay off debts acquired as a result of a failed expansion in Kirkwood.&nbsp; The community responded and fully funded the campaign in six days.</p><p>We talked with Maddie Earnest about the overwhelming response and how she plans to move forward after the failed expansion.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:49:10 +0000 Alex Heuer & Camille Phillips 33666 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Alternative Funding For St. Louis Businesses: From Local Harvest To TrackBill 2011 a good year for local food in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/2011-good-year-local-food-st-louis <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-997896.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-997896.mp3</a></p><p>As 2011 comes to a close, St. Louis Public Radio is taking a look back at the things and people that have had a good year. In the St. Louis region, local food--both the production and demand--makes that list.</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:35:12 +0000 Maria Altman 2731 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 2011 a good year for local food in St. Louis