Memnosyne Institute presented the second annual “Green Source DFW Environmental Leadership Awards” at an evening reception on March 19 at Sean Fitzgerald Photography Inc. in Deep Ellum Dallas, TX 75226. Over 100 people from environmental groups, businesses, colleges and universities, garden enthusiasts and just interested individuals were at the event.
How do two SMU graduates found a food company with a global conscience? For Ben Hurt and Blaine Iler, an entrepreneurship class was the first ingredient in crafting a successful partnership. When their professor asked if anyone had started a business, only their hands went up. That was the catalyst for their friendship and the decision to start Dallas-based Impact Foods.