Francisco Romero (foreground) came to BenitoLink as an intern in 2019. BenitoLink file photo.

Nonprofits

BenitoLink Inclusionx intern seizes opportunity

Francisco Romero is one of many BenitoLink interns who got on-the-job experience and is now poised for a successful career.

Marcella Pardita and volunteer Billy Aviles. Photo provided by Dana Aviles.

Agriculture

Surplus food reaches families in need

Change a Heart Foundation collaborates with volunteers and regional food providers.

Photo by Heather Graham.

Agriculture

Taylor Farms acquires Earthbound Farm

The move returns food company from French multinational Danone to Central Coast roots.

Featured speaker Bruce Katz suggested the Monterey Bay area look around the country and around the world for similar areas that have found solutions. Photo provided by Lucid Sound and Picture.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership grows, and with it, its influence

Summit speakers promote development of local funding solutions.