Tag Archive: Heather Hilleren

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    by Angie Chang

    The Real Dirt On Being An Entrepreneur (A Founder’s Story)

    By Heather Hilleren (Founder, Local Dirt)

    Sometimes you come across an idea that seems so simple, so obvious, that you think “why has no one done this before?” leaving you no choice but to do it yourself. It would simply be criminal not to solve this problem.

    This was the start of Local Dirt.

    The idea came after working at a natural foods grocery store and watching their best intentions fall flat. They started buying from two dozen local farms when they opened, dropping more