by Dan Foster
Congratulations to Anne’s Toum for their feature in the SF Chronicle: This sauce debuted at Bay Area farmers markets. Now it’s in Williams Sonoma.
Congratulations to the following founders for joining The Lab + The Accelerator at ICA:
- Pound Bizness – Reggie Borders and Nicole Felix-Borders
- Rize Up – Azikiwee Anderson
- Tha MF’n Vegan – Bria Hutson
- Volcano Kimchi – Aruna Lee
9/24/22 – Rico Sisney – Rico Sisney is a recording artist and performer artist based on the West Coast. He is the emcee for Chicago-based hip hop, soul, jazz band Sidewalk Chalk and the vocalist/keyboardist for House of Whales, an alternative hiphop group based in Oakland. His solo live beat-making shows are built around connecting with the audience through improvisation, crowd participation, and socially conscious lyricism. He was the founder and creative director of The Gala Chicago (an artist collective) and acted as music director for HipHop Chicago’s productions in China and the U.S. Outside of his music, he is an NVDA trainer and an educator.
Dan Foster has been a market manager with AIM since 2017 and is currently managing the Grand Lake Oakland Farmers Markets. Prior to his time with AIM, Dan spent eleven years in produce/retail management at Whole Foods Market. Dan lives in Novato with his wife and three daughters. He studied Music Business/Management at Berklee College of Music in Boston. In his free time, he makes music, plays games, or hoops it up in a local basketball rec league.