Our Farm Salutes

About “Our Farm Salutes” & Bob Evans Foods, Inc.

Created by Bob Evans Farms, Inc., in 2016, “Our Farm Salutes” is committed to supporting America’s active duty service members, Veterans, and their families through volunteerism, strategic partnerships, grant opportunities, awareness and donations.


Congratulations to our 2017 “Heroes to CEOs” Winners & Finalists!

In 2017 Bob Evans partnered with The Mission Continues to launch the “Heroes to CEOs” contest.  Entrepreneurial veterans were invited to apply for one of three $25,000 business grants.  We’d like to thank all the entrants who made this contest such an exciting success. All the entries were innovative and thought-provoking, and we wish them the utmost success in their business endeavors. Click here to learn more.  Click below to learn more about the winning entrepreneurs and their business ideas, and to view the submission videos from the seven finalists!





Carson Goodale, FanFood


Mission Statement: FanFood aims to create an impact by giving back to local food banks and maximize the on-demand experience for fans at live entertainment venues.




Charlynda Scales, Mutt's Sauce


Mission Statement: Mutt's Sauce LLC makes the sauce for every meal because every meal matters. We connect families, friends, and make cooking easy for anyone. We are a family company who prides itself on its American values.



Jerry Martin, Vet Veggies


Mission Statement: Create a hyper-local food network that consistently brings locally-grown produce into urban areas, in a sustainable manner, even during the cold winter months. In a continuously-urbanizing world, there is a growing need for better access to fresh, healthy produce.  Vet Veggies will increase localized food production foster a sense of community, and boosts the local economy.  



Jack Licata, Fast Bags Corporation

Brad Cantrell, Happy Hour Ice Cream

Hal Zaima, Sterilogy LLC

Laura Renner, Freedom Makers

Amber Schuman, Our Village Home Care

Mark Burginger, Qubits Toy, Inc.

Gregory Jumes, Victor Tech Inc.

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