We are thankful to those that have worked with our team, including those that have offered kind words about their experience. Here is what they are saying.


“Groundwork Group is a big reason for our success today.”

“Groundwork Group is big reason for our success today. Specifically, Nathan Forster’s work with our management team to develop retail operating systems and accurate financial projections positioned our market for success from day one. In addition, his assistance identifying products and vendors allowed us to curate a selection of top-of-the-line local food and beverage offerings to keep our customers coming back for more.” 

— Lachele Coninx-Wiley, Taste NY Market at Todd Hill

“...high quality consulting services to those fortunate enough to work with him.”

“With a tight deadline and high expectations from multiple project partners, Nathan confidently guided our team through the complex process of opening of our local retail food enterprise. His strategic thinking, results oriented approach, exceptional work product, and ability to deliver on time and on budget, all position him and Groundwork Group LLC to deliver high quality consulting services to those fortunate enough to work with him.”  

— Ruth Moore, Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

“Groundwork Group delivered! Nathan and his team helped us navigate our product into target markets, while also helping us apply for federal grant assistance.” 

Dylan Dembeck, Minkus Family Farms

“Nathan was exceptional.”

“We worked with Groundwork Group to complete a detailed business plan for our new hard cider brand, Treasury Cider. Nathan was exceptional. He provided our management team a clear road map for the development of our brand. His team also helped us write and manage multiple grant projects, while meeting deadlines and nailing deliverables.”

— Josh Morgenthau, Fishkill Farms

“Working with Nathan was awesome.”

“Working with Nathan was awesome. He provided our team with leadership and strategic vision that exceeded performance expectations. His ability to translate high-level strategic priorities into on-the-ground systems and tools was especially effective.”

Rob Farrel, Regional Access

“Customer service and teamwork are essential components of a food and beverage retail staff. Through detailed materials and discussion, Nathan provided detailed hands-on training to provide our teams with a clear understanding of how to handle a wide range of situations while delivering the best possible service to our clients.”

— Victoria Giaratano, Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County

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