In a world of giant transnational corporations, the deck appears stacked against social enterprise in the food sectors. Here are two tools that may help you redefine your competitors, your allies, and your purpose, and "reshuffle that deck."
" ... it's hard to figure out if what we are trying to do is even feasible, given the strength and structure of the dominant food system and the invisibility of the local informal food systems.What's the point of talking about systemic crisis in the food system, when all you can really do is tinker at its margins?
"Like Zamagni's Triangle, the Blue Ocean Strategy challenges social entrepreneurs to break away from old habits of competition for dwindling government and corporate resources. These models show us where we are falling into old traps of one-way relationships, and where we are 'hitting it' with values-driven and reciprocal approaches."