Can mission-driven food companies scale up without selling out?

Larry Jacobs and his wife, Sandra, are looking to retire. They run Jacobs Farm, the largest supplier of organic herbs in the United States and Del Cabo, a cooperative that produces tomatoes with nearly 1,000 small organic farms in Baja California. Now in their 60s, the couple has been struggling to figure out how to ensure that the business they’ve poured heart and soul into for the last 33 years will continue to pay the farmers fairly and produce food organically once they’re gone. They can’t be assured that a new

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