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Charlie MorganCharlie Morgan never imagined when he chose Berry that his “head, heart and hands” experience would involve a flock of 200 Red Star hens. As general manager of Blue Hen Eggs, the senior history major is responsible for the day-to-day operations of an innovative free-range, grass-fed egg enterprise based in a mobile chicken coop on The Berry Farms property across from main campus. In its first year, the new student enterprise has already developed a strong following among the general public and local restaurants.

“It’s been a blast,” Morgan said. “There was a learning curve, as I’d never been around poultry before, but it felt good to learn something I didn’t know before and make money at it. I found out I like the business side of things and can run a business if I have someone to show me the basics.”

Through involvement with Blue Hen Eggs, Morgan discovered an interest in business management he hopes to cultivate after graduation. A summer internship further narrowed his focus to digital marketing. He credits Berry for helping him to find his niche.

“I’m studying history, I have a job in agriculture, and I’ve learned how to work in conventional business settings,” he said. “I’ve gotten the whole package.”

Click here to read more about the growing presence of Berry’s student enterprises in the local marketplace.

Story by Maxine Donnelly, senior student writer, philanthropic communications; image by student photographer Sara Leimbach

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