BOULDER, Colo. — There was nothing silly about Sunflower Farmers Market's recent effort to obtain financing. In fact, it was quite serious.
The natural-food specialist, whose motto is “Serious Food — Silly Prices,” was able to wade into a difficult credit market this month and come away with $35 million in new funds to fuel its expansion efforts.
“It's not easy out there — it's not like we were weighing six different offers,” Mike Gilliland, Sunflower's founder and chief executive officer, ...
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