This article on NC REAL Talk provides information about a entrepreneurial business in Mt. Airy that specializes in "5 Inch Cutie Pies." The owners have an orchard of more that 2,000 trees. Students will learn about the the grant the owners received to enhance their business ventures and how their apple by-products benefit their community members. Excess pies are donated to feed the less fortunate.
This site provides information about a couple that heard about NC REAL through a newsletter from the local Small Business Center. They knew they needed to write a business plan to move their entrepreneurial plans forward, but they also needed some help to pull it all together. Their new business is featured on this site. Robeson Community College Combines entrepreneurship and environment in the "GreenZone." Robeson County is becoming known as the solar farm county in the state. Entrepreneurship is playing a key part in this venture and a link to this work is provided.