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[Podcast] Founder Leon Leavitt: Progressive Dairy’s origin story

Progressive Dairy Published on 20 July 2021

“Have you ever wondered how Progressive Dairy got its start?”

In this episode, hear from the man who started it all here at Progressive Dairy – Leon Leavitt. While Leon has retired from day-to-day tasks, he still drops by the office every once in a while and participates in Progressive Publishing functions. We hope you enjoy hearing our origin story straight from the mind who created it.

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Season 3, Episode 23

 

Here is a breakdown of the episode:

How did Progressive Dairy get started? [~2:00]

What would you tell people about what it was like in the early days of the magazine? [~4:30]

What does the statement “We’re in the people business” mean? [~5:25]

How many family members have been involved in the business? [~8:00]

What did they do in the business? [~8:45]

How does family define what Progressive Dairy is? [~11:00]

What kind of people did you look for as you expanded the business? [~11:45] 

 

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