Flora Fruit Co. founder hopes his fruit membership bins will support make healthier foods more obtainable

Kristine M. Kierzek

Jalen Greenlee embraces healthy practices in his day-to-day everyday living. But when he received to university, he saw healthy eating was an obstacle for quite a few. 

The much more he figured out, the more he required to develop modify. Searching for options to construct a enterprise, the 21-yr-outdated aspiring entrepreneur commenced considering. 

Tapping into his love of contemporary fruit and wanting to make healthy feeding on far more convenient, he introduced Flora Fruit Co. in November. Primarily based in Brown Deer, Flora Fruit Co. membership containers element clean fruit shipped to customers all through southeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Cities region weekly, biweekly and on-need. Price ranges start out at $19.99, and shipping and delivery is free. To buy, go to florafruitco.com.

His history

I grew up in Brown Deer. I went to Brown Deer Higher Faculty, graduated in 2017. I just turned 21 in August. I was a huge sports activities man in high college. I performed basketball, then I went to River Falls to participate in basketball for two several years. I stopped taking part in, and I transferred to UW-Oshkosh, a minor closer to house. Which is wherever my entrepreneurial spirit took off. I was finding out smaller company entrepreneurship. … I got a maintain of some publications, located some mentors and all the things began to choose off. Now I’m a total entrepreneur, and my aim is company and shopping for serious estate. I’ll be getting my 1st residence in January.