CAIC Articles

by Muphen R. Whitney   Growing up on her family farm in Southern Maryland ignited Shelby Watson-Hampton’s lifelong love of – and involvement in – all things agricultural. She brings this wealth of farming and agricultural experience to the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) where she...

by Muphen R. Whitney   Shore Gourmet’s Roxanne Wolf readily signed on when she was conscripted by her sister Beth Brewster to leave her pharmaceutical position and take a position providing services to value-added food producers. “I want to work to create healthy and economically stable families of...

by Muphen R. Whitney _____________________________ When Founded – 2014 Founder – Kevin Atticks Additional Investors – None Headquarters – Cockeysville, MD Number of Employees – 5 _____________________________ It was a light bulb moment for Grow and Fortify founder Kevin Atticks: his experience with wineries and breweries in Maryland pointed to the need for...

_____________________________ When Founded – September, 2014 Founder – Kim Bryden Additional Investors – None Headquarters – Washington, DC Number of Employees – 4 _____________________________ Kim Bryden is a problem-solver. One of the first problems she faced when she founded Cureate was how to trademark the word “curate” – the name she wanted...