Heather Terry, Founder of GoodSAM: Disrupting Food Systems with Social Responsibility

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on June 30, 2023

Get ready for an engaging and inspiring podcast episode as Phillip Lanos sits down with Heather Terry, the visionary founder of GoodSAM Foods. In this conversation, they delve deep into Heather’s personal journey and her unwavering commitment to sustainable and regenerative agriculture.

Heather’s story begins with her Midwest upbringing and the eye-opening realization about the disconnection in our food system. Discover how her father’s battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ignited her curiosity about the impact of food on health. From there, Heather shares her early experiences in cooking and teaching, leading to the creation of Nipmore, a company that produced healthy chocolate bars during the 2008 recession.

But that’s just the beginning. The conversation takes an exciting turn as Heather reveals her transition to Good Sam and their groundbreaking work directly with farmers in regenerative farm systems. Learn about the portfolio of products they offer, spanning chocolate, coffee, nuts, and fruits, and their unwavering commitment to fair trade and community empowerment.

Phillip and Heather also discuss the challenges faced by food entrepreneurs in the venture capital world, offering valuable insights for those seeking alternative funding sources aligned with their values. They emphasize the importance of networking with like-minded individuals and companies to create a lasting impact.

If you’re passionate about sustainable food systems, social responsibility, and making a difference, this podcast episode is a must-listen. Join Phillip Lanos and Heather Terry as they share valuable lessons, inspiring stories, and thought-provoking ideas that will leave you motivated to take action.

Tune in to gain exclusive access to Heather’s entrepreneurial journey, her vision for a better food system, and the transformative power of regenerative agriculture. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be inspired and informed.

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Jennifer Johnson is an Operations Specialist and Booking Producer at Grit Daily.

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