Local artisan foods business launches ‘crowdfunding’ campaign
Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon is an artisan food company in Waynesville that specializes in small batch preserves and pickles, handcrafted from locally grown seasonal produce. In March, the business is launching a “crowdfunding” campaign on Kickstarter.com to raise funds to grow their production in the coming season.
They are seeking to raise $10,000, which will enable them to invest in kitchen equipment and additional part time employees to assist in the crafting of their delectable jams and pickles.
The business, which began in 2011, was met early on with positive recognition as a co-winner of the 2012 Haywood County Chamber of Commerce Startup Business Competition. In the summer of last year it was selected as one of 100 “American Made” finalists on a nationwide competition on ...