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Becoming a Social Entrepreneur: Dream or Reality

Red Rabbit was asked to at the speak the the World Forum for Responsible Economy in Lille France.  General Manager, Naeema Arrastia explains how a mission based company like Red Rabbit can Do Good - by Doing Well.  Watch the full video Here

Red Rabbit was asked to at the speak the the World Forum for Responsible Economy in Lille France.  General Manager, Naeema Arrastia explains how a mission based company like Red Rabbit can Do Good - by Doing Well.  Watch the full video Here

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Red Rabbit is the Manhattan Small Business of the Year

If Rhys Powell gets his way, every student in America will be eating freshly prepared, nutritious meals and snacks - and his company, Harlem-based Red Rabbit, will be doing a lot of the serving.

If Rhys Powell gets his way, every student in America will be eating freshly prepared, nutritious meals and snacks - and his company, Harlem-based Red Rabbit, will be doing a lot of the serving.

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2013 - Crain's 40 Under 40 List

2013 - Crain's 40 Under 40 List

Rhys W. Powell was recognized as one of Crain's 40 Under 40 list for 2013. The list is of 40 people who have achieved success in business before turning 40 years old. "Bad, processed school food is a systemic problem that will probably be changed on a larger scale by a company much bigger than ours," Rhys explains. 

2013 - Crain's 40 Under 40 List

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Red Rabbit: Where Education, Healthy Food, and Social Entrepreneurship Meet

Red Rabbit: Where Education, Healthy Food, and Social Entrepreneurship Meet

[One] of New York’s (and the country’s) most innovative small businesses is Red Rabbit, which provides healthy meals, made from scratch, with regionally sourced produce, to the City’s schools. Mr. Powell advises potential entrepreneurs “Entrepreneurship is not a project, it’s a career. I would approach it with the mindset that you’ll have no choice but to be successful."

[One] of New York’s (and the country’s) most innovative small businesses is Red Rabbit, which provides healthy meals, made from scratch, with regionally sourced produce, to the City’s schools. Mr. Powell advises potential entrepreneurs “Entrepreneurship is not a project, it’s a career. I would approach it with the mindset that you’ll have no choice but to be successful." 

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Rhys W. Powell – Social Innovation Rockstar

Rhys W. Powell – Social Innovation Rockstar

Rhys Powell founded Red Rabbit as an antidote to the lackluster meals most schools provide for their students. It now serves healthy, locally-sourced lunches to almost 70 schools in New York City. "We’ve done a disservice to our kids. The system that we have is broken. The school food system is broken. We at Red Rabbit, we’re fixing that.” Read more...

 

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Rhys W. Powell: Educating children with good nutrition

Rhys W. Powell: Educating children with good nutrition

For Rhys W. Powell, Red Rabbit CEO, the school year means preparing healthy school meals for students in the New York metro area. “I left finance because I really felt that I wasn’t helping people,” Powell said.Read more...

Rhys W. Powell: Educating children with good nutrition

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Red Rabbit Makes Big Leap

Red Rabbit Makes Big Leap

Harlem-based Red Rabbit, which delivers nutritious meals made from scratch and from mostly local ingredients, is opening a second kitchen, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, "We started in 2005, before these issues were on the forefront of everyone's mind," said Rhys Powell, founder and president of Red Rabbit,” Read more...

Red Rabbit Makes Big Leap

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Red Rabbit Partners with Rosie's Theater Kids to Provide Healthy Lunches and Nutrition Education Classes for Their Summer Camp Kids

With a special grant provided by the Palette Fund, RTKids is now able to offer their participants great-tasting and nutritious meals 5 days a week. "We are thrilled that the Palette Fund has joined forces with us to bring Red Rabbit lunches to feed our students every day," stated Lori Klinger, Artistic and Executive Director at Rosie's Theater Kids," Read more...

With a special grant provided by the Palette Fund, RTKids is now able to offer their participants great-tasting and nutritious meals 5 days a week. "We are thrilled that the Palette Fund has joined forces with us to bring Red Rabbit lunches to feed our students every day," stated Lori Klinger, Artistic and Executive Director at Rosie's Theater Kids," See press release.

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What I Didn't Know When I Started My Business

What I Didn't Know When I Started My Business

Red Rabbit, President and Founder Rhys W. Powell shares his experiences and provides insight on how his business is finding success.: "I started Red Rabbit in 2005 with a vision and a passion—that good nutrition is essential to a child's academic growth, physical health, and behavior. What I didn't know was how to make a business out of a passion." Read more...

What I Didn't Know When I Started My Business

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Push to Give Midsize Farms a Hub at a Bronx Market

Push to Give Midsize Farms a Hub at a Bronx Market

New York Times April 24th, 2012: Founder and President of Red Rabbit Rhys W. Powell shows his support of local farmers by sourcing more than 80% of produce from local farmers. Read More

Push to Give Midsize Farms a Hub at a Bronx Market

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