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11 January 2016
by Asia Pasko Traveling by bus has advantages and disadvantages, but it would be nearly impossible to tour the roadways of Finland, Norway, and Sweden – 6,000 km (or about 3,700 miles) in all, including a stop by the Arctic Circle – in 12 days traveling on your own. Adhering to a bus-tour travel program...
Karen Karp
11 January 2016
It’s all well and good to have high-end restaurants serving “farm-to-table” style meals sourced locally. But how do we shift the paradigm of the food system-at-large to a more local and regional approach? A study Karen Karp & Partners conducted seven years ago in New York City found that there was an $866 million potential...
Karen Karp
5 October 2015
How did you first become connected to the world of food systems? I always had a fascination with how restaurants work. I got a job assisting a bookkeeper at a seafood restaurant in high school and loved everything about it. When I left my hometown of Islip, Long Island, and went to New York City...
5 October 2015
As you will have noticed if you are reading this on our new website, Karp Resources has changed its name to Karen Karp & Partners, or KK&P for short. The decision to change the firm’s name is the fitting conclusion to a recent review of our brand and clarification of our mission. One thing we...
7 August 2014
A couple of weeks ago I traveled to California for a combination of work and family activities. It was the first multiple-day trip since the reboot began, and I was interested to see how I could hold things—anything—up while on the road. Bookends of this trip were a few days at my sister Debra’s house...