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Charlie Crystle
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Co-Founder & CEO of The Lancaster Food Company
Co-Founder & CEO of The Lancaster Food Company

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What I Want
Earlier this year I had an epiphany: I don't want this. It was like a bad movie scene where the heroine has all kinds of things going on around her, lots of noise and moving parts and she suddenly yells "stop!' Except it was less dramatic. I can't remember ...

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Obsessions: Dimming of the Day
I developed a bit of an obsession this Fall, going into the winter. It's not often I fall deeply in love, especially with a song--so deeply I can't play or listen to anything else. But this one hit me like Romeo and Juliet from Making Movies, with its line ...

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The Lancaster Food Company: 20,000 Loaves Donated
One of the biggest challenges of building a commercial bread company is handling unsold product, otherwise known as waste. From the beginning we donated any unsold product, initially to the Council of Churches Food Bank because I had a previous relationship...

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The Tree
If we're friends on Facebook you might recognize this tree. This is the rambling story of the tree. For over a year I've posted this tree regularly. The Christmas tree from 2015:  The rain tree:  The New Year's Tree (2016) ...which earned a comment from my ...

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The Search for Expansion Space: Part I
About a year and a half ago, two professors from F&M released a report on Lancaster's poverty problems. The rate is about 29%; you can find data like this at the US Census bureau or through cool tools like PolicyMap, which also gives very refined views of n...

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I'm happy for Kyle and Crystal--they'll be great owners of these properties. I agree with the sentiment, though, that this was not well advertised or as transparent as we would expect from a public entity, and it should have been put out for bid or auction,...

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Giving up isn't a choice, it's inevitable: it's what happens when you have nothing left to give.
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