How a Franchise Owner Made Fast Food Local

Anthony Ackil, co-founder of the farm-to-table fast food company, tells us why local fast food needn't be an oxymoron.
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Sometimes simple food is the best. Two friends from Boston, Anthony Ackil and Jon Olinto, were lucky as kids to have home-cooked meals from Ackil's uncle. "Jon and I grew up together, and both of my parents worked," Ackil says. "So every day after school or practice, my uncle would cook these really simple, delicious meals for us. Like these really great burgers."

When the two decided to start a business, they couldn't

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