FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVEPick up a social revolution with your potatoes and eggs. That’s the goal of Boris Akimov, whose Internet cooperative LavkaLavka is changing the face of food distribution in Russia. The website now delivers internationally, but its aims remain domestic, using direct distribution to support Russia’s farmers; investing money back into them, encouraging them to grow organically and providing a sense of community. For Akimov, everything starts from small things, but needs big goals. As he says, “today we buy milk and vegetables, but tomorrow it will create more jobs, and after tomorrow solve the whole social and economical tension in the region.”Source: CalvertJournal.com
08.17

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

Pick up a social revolution with your potatoes and eggs. That’s the goal of Boris Akimov, whose Internet cooperative LavkaLavka is changing the face of food distribution in Russia. The website now delivers internationally, but its aims remain domestic, using direct distribution to support Russia’s farmers; investing money back into them, encouraging them to grow organically and providing a sense of community. For Akimov, everything starts from small things, but needs big goals. As he says, “today we buy milk and vegetables, but tomorrow it will create more jobs, and after tomorrow solve the whole social and economical tension in the region.”

Source: CalvertJournal.com