This case describes a small non-profit organization called The Backyard Harvest (BYH). The focus of the BYH was to collect surplus items from individuals and small farmers and the products available to local food banks. Amy BYH Grey had begun as a nonprofit program of a local environment, but recently created a separate and independent organization BYH. Due to the recent national press on the organization, Amy had received several requests for help from a handful of people around the country … Read more »

This case describes a small non-profit organization called The Backyard Harvest (BYH). The focus of the BYH was to collect surplus items from individuals and small farmers and the products available to local food banks. Amy BYH Grey had begun as a nonprofit program of a local environment, but recently created a separate and independent organization BYH. Due to the recent national press on the organization, Amy had received several interesting applications for assistance from a handful of people across the country in setting up their own version of BYH. Amy dilemma was how to continue to serve the needs of their local community and help other people around the country to set up equivalent organizations. Amy wondered if she should BYH national, and if so, when and how to do it.
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John J. Lawrence,
Michele O Neill,
Heidi Connole
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
13 pages.
Publication Date: Jul 15, 2010. Prod #: NA0070-PDF-ENG
The Backyard Harvest: A Community outgrown hunger at a time HBR case solution