The Earths Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution

February 4, 2010|
The Earths Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution by Ron Koss
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The Earth's Best Story tells how Ron and Arnie Koss succeeded in creating the first nationally distributed organic foods company to sit next to its mainstream competition on supermarket shelves-a step that revolutionized and empowered the organic-foods movement as a whole-and benefited hundreds of farmers as well as the millions of babies whose very first foods have been organically grown, thanks to Earth's Best.

The Koss brothers, Ron and Arnie, had been sprout growers, broommakers, tool restorers, butlers, and natural-foods clerks, yet raised millions of dollars to start the first organic baby food company in the United States. How unlikely was that?

The Earth's Best Story is a bittersweet tale about the founding of Earth's Best Baby Foods twenty-five years ago. Told through the dual narrative of each brother, this is not a business tome, although it is rich in entrepreneurial lessons and know-how. Rather, it's more like a "how to," "how not to," and "how they did it" memoir. It's personal, it's intense, it's inspirational, and it's full of reflections and tales of wonder and woe.

People of every imaginable background and station in life want to make a difference with their lives. But how do you effectively do that? How does an idea successfully journey across the wastelands separating fantasy and reality? The Koss brothers take the reader on this journey. Theirs is a tale of idealism, naivete, and possibility that reflects the quest to find a place in this world by somehow changing it for the better.

1. The boys behind the men 2. The Earth's Best start-up begins 3. Crossing the finish line but just beginning4. The ambush5. Ron is gone 6. The tunnel with no light at the end 7. The light 8. Afterword
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Title:The Earths Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6.01 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6.01 X 0.91 in
Published:February 4, 2010
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781603582391

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