How to Build a Socially Conscious and Profitable Food Business

In an outtake from "Hustle," Wen-Jay Ying of Local Roots gets tips on how to build a profitable food business that still makes an impact.

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18 February 2019, 10:08am

Whether it's "local" or "organic" or "farm-to-table," people want to know that their money is going to something good. More food entrepreneurs want to make an impact too—from supporting nearby farmers to reducing food waste or ending food deserts.

A profitable business can't just focus on impact, though. In this extra scene from Hustle, Local Roots NYC founder Wen-Jay Ying chats with FEED founder Lauren Bush Lauren about how sticking to a social mission can actually lead to success.

Think of this as a little inspiration to brighten up your day.

This article originally appeared on Munchies US.