Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina lost everything at her Red Hook, Brooklyn production kitchen during Hurricane Sandy. Tune into this special segment to hear Erin Fairbanks catch up with Fany, and see how she’s been recuperating her business since the storm. How have crowdsourcing outlets like Kickstarter helped Fany connect with like-minded people to donate to her kitchen and help replace her ice pop machine? Hear how the Red Hook community has come together to support small-batch producers! This program has been sponsored by Tekserve.

 

“The Red Hook community definitely pulled together, but it was really overwhelming. We didn’t have any electricity to open and get into the kitchen.” [1:00] — Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina