Startup of the Month: Branch to Box

Lodi delivery service brings fresh fruit from the farm to your office.

Chiles Wilson Jr. had planned to branch off from the family business.

He was raised on a farm in Walnut Grove, a droplet of a town right on the Sacramento River. His great-grandfather, grandfather and father were all farmers. Growing up, Wilson spent hours in the orchard and packing shed, processing different fruit. Farming was in his blood, but not his future, he thought. So he left for San Francisco’s Academy of Art to study product design. Continue Reading at