While Fork Food Lab is still a month away from opening, we have been honored to receive two awards. On June 15th, at the annual meeting of the Greater Portland Chamber of Governments, Fork was presented a ReCOGnition award for Job Creation and Economic Development. Portland Press Herald writes:
The council bestowed the award in recognition of the community kitchen’s potential to “serve as an economic engine for the region, helping food entrepreneurs scale-up their enterprises to full-time operations that create jobs and attract investment,” according to a release from the council.
As we were still celebrating this achievement, the follow night, we were presented with an Entreverge Award by Propel Portland.
As many of you know, running a business is a complete roller coaster. While we've been through many lows and still expect more to come, it is such a great feeling to be riding the high points. It was such a privilege to be acknowledged by both of these organizations, and it only pushes us to work harder.
To read the entire article published by Portland Press Herald, click here.