Lemonade Day: Teaching Entrepreneurship

This is a classic post from 2011. Lemonade Day is Sun. May 7, 2023

Lemonade Day, started by Michael Holthouse in Houston 16 years ago, shows youth K-12 how to become entrepreneurs. I was the Lemonade Day champion for Greene County, New York with a goal of registering 500 kids to open stands on May 1.

When hundreds of thousands of kids picked up one of the bright yellow backpacks, they embarked on one of the oldest methods entrepreneurs were exposed to early in life – opening their own lemonade stand.

But this isn’t about opening a Lemonade stand. Anyone can do that…