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Starvation Alley SPC

An organic cranberry company transforming the stagnant cranberry industry into one of distinctive, healthful products supporting farmers and the environment.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Long Beach, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 10
  • Website starvationalleyfarms.com

Company Summary

Starvation Alley, a certified B Corp and organic processor, is transforming a stagnant cranberry industry into one of distinctive, healthful products that support farmers and the environment. Starvation Alley purchases organic and transitional cranberries direct from farmers, creates delicious products and markets them under the Starvation Alley brand.


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    Jared John Oakes

    Long Beach, WA native, Jared returned home to transition the family farm to organic in 2010. He brings years of experience owning and managing past businesses and, as a former Marine, a hard work ethic. An Environmental Leadership Program fellow, Jared’s dedication to growing the business spurs from his love of food & the challenge of creating meaningful change.

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    Jessika A Tantisook

    Nashville native, Long Beach transplant, Jess brings the integrity & fortitude needed to lead an industry-changing business. Her past experience includes managing community gardens, developing sustainable food systems curriculum & an MBA from Pinchot. Jess’s attention to learning & growth via feedback make for an adaptive and cohesive team.

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    Alana Kambury
    Director Business Development

    First connected to the farm while earning her MBA at Pinchot, Alana’s drive is to build communities that thrive together. Alana’s superpower is connecting to people & she’s brought that full force to the Starvation Alley team. She develops & maintains relationships with our most important stakeholders including distributors, food collaborators & the sustainable business community.

  • Alex met the farmers when earning his MBA at Pinchot. With 5+ years management experience in high-volume foodservice Alex combines his knowledge of the industry with his expertise in innovative financing. He’s also a founder of Community Sourced Capital, a B-Corp committed to changing local finance for good.