Monday, January 14, 2013
Food and Wine recently profiled entrepreneur Anya Fernald ’98 who heads several new artisanal food projects, including a pastured-beef ranch and an eco-lodge.
“In a California valley covered in an endless expanse of swaying alfalfa, Anya Fernald tilts back her cowboy hat to admire her herd of Angus-Wagyu cattle. Fernald has the cowgirl look down—leather boots, gingham shirt—but she is not your typical ranch hand: the 37-year-old entrepreneur is the globe-trotting, glam CEO of a new artisanal food-and-agritourism company called Belcampo. ‘We’re the world’s smallest, crunchiest multinational,’ Fernald says. She’s interrupted by a text message about her rum distillery in Belize, then a pickup truck pulls up to drive her to a meeting about Belcampo’s Uruguay operations; in the passenger seat, she checks her iPad to review a draft of the quarterly financials. …”
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