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Hougen sought out a SCORE mentor a year after establishing her business.
“I wanted to ensure that I had the best foundation for developing success from the very beginning,” Artis says.
“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says.
The Barkly team worked with Hal Shelton, who met with the co-founders monthly to discuss raising capital and scaling the business.
“Without Len’s mentorship, Zeponic Farms would still be in the planning phase,” Zepf says, crediting volunteer Len Johnson for helping Zeph overcome the steep learning curve of sta