Punk Love is a 2006 independent film focusing on a romance between two people haunted by abuse and addiction. Punk Love was directed and written by Nick Lyon, stars Chad Lindberg and Emma Bing. Raped by her step-father, Sarah with her boyfriend, run away to Portland by trying to convince her step-uncle to give them money by showing him pictures of him drug dealing, their plan failed and her step-uncle tries to kill both of them but Sarah gets away to find his secret stash of money she found three years ago. They settle in a motel room. On the way walking to the audition and Sarah get into a fight, leaving Sarah waiting in the rain on the side of the road. A cab driver offers Sarah a free ride home, saying its dangerous for little girls to be alone at this time of night, she gets into the front seat of the car. The cab driver seems nice at first and asked a few questions but Sarah and annoyed, tells him to stop and just drop her off; the cab driver drives to a deserted area under the bridge beats and rapes her.
Spike comes back to the motel room to find Sarah naked and beaten under the shower. Spike, nervously waiting, asks the nurse; the nurse says no due to regulations. He sneaks into her room and comforts her as she sleeps; the same nurse walks. He pitifully shrugs. After kissing her forehead he leaves and he falls asleep in the hallway, he wakes up to cops, one of them being Sarah's step-uncle, cuffing him for statutory rape while Sarah's parents behind them. The jury gives him one last chance to admit to guilt. Spike attacks Sarah's dad screaming, you destroyed her and this is your fault while four cops try to hold him down, he is sent to jail for a year. Sarah's step-dad walks in the room to find Sarah cutting herself, he feels down her leg telling her to stop making her mom worry and be a good girl. She tells him to get out, she wakes up to find Spike knocking at her window. They kiss and Spike tells her to pack her stuff but hears Sarah's step dad walking towards her room. Spike hides until he hears Sarah screaming get off of me bangs at the window telling him to get off.
Sarah's dad gets on top of Spike and starts choking him. Sarah shoots her step-dad in front of her mom, she tells her mom that he has been molesting her. Spike and Sarah steal his car, they stay the night at a fancy hotel. They get married, they run out of money and fail. They walk to Spike's home to tell his mother goodbye forever, they plan on going to California. They walk. Sarah's mom visits Spike's mom and they talk. Sarah's mom and ex-step-dad find where Spike and Sarah are staying, they struggle but keep running though Sarah's mom and ex-step-dad are going 1 mph right behind them. The couple escape with them following behind, they run towards the bridge where they are surround by Sarah's mom. Spike tells her he loves her both put their hands in the air. Spike is shot directly in the chest by Sarah's ex-step-dad. Sarah runs to Spike. Sarah's mom realizes. Sarah jumps. Chad Lindberg as Spike Emma Bing as Sarah Max Perlich as Officer Lawson The film premiered at the 2006 Cinequest Film Festival followed by the Cannes Film Market on May 16, 2007 and the Drake International Film Festival on June 25, 2007.
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A shared-use kitchen is a licensed commercial space, certified for food production. Renters or members can use the kitchen by the hour or day to produce food while fulfilling regulatory compliance. Food entrepreneurs, ranging from chefs, food trucks proprietors, bakers, to value-added producers, can benefit from the shared kitchen instead of spending capital to build or lease their own facility. A commissary kitchen is an example of a shared-use kitchen. Kitchen incubators known as culinary incubators provide kitchen rental but provide additional services like business development training, access to ecosystem services such as legal aid, label printing, distribution. Investments and interest in the food sector have contributed to a growth in food entrepreneurship across the United States. In support of such innovation, the 2002 Farm Bill allocated $27.7 million in competitive grants to support the development of value-added food production and to create Agriculture Innovation Centers “to foster the ability of agricultural producers to reap the benefits of producing and marketing value-added products”.
These early investments may have ignited a new sector of community-driven food businesses, with a supporting infrastructure of technical assistance partners. As a result, between August 2013 and March 2016 the number of kitchen incubators in America increased by more than 50% to over 200 facilities. By mitigating start-up costs and providing a nurturing environment, business incubators help firms grow and stay in their communities; the culinary incubator has taken a time-tested successful concept and swapped out office space for kitchens. There are three kinds of business models practiced in a shared kitchen environment. Shared-use kitchens, incubator kitchens and food accelerators. All three business models rely on the fact that FDA and state regulation prohibit the sale of food, not produced in a licensed facility. Culinary start-ups are unlikely to receive venture capital or bank financing, as profit margins are too slim and volatile for such a competitive market. Food products must be tweaked over time before they are economically viable.
Once proven viable, the entrepreneur must navigate a complex network of regulation and distribution before running a profitable enterprise. This entrepreneur lacks a business background and an understanding of what is involved in the start-up process. Start-up costs in the food space are high and can range, as of 2013, from $15,000 to $100,000. Kitchen incubators are to be used by the following end-users: Start-up food businesses in need of their first facility Home-based businesses that wish to legalize and grow their operation Established businesses relying on one-off or difficult situation kitchen rentals Established businesses looking to grow or reach a new marketThese businesses include caterers, food trucks, prepared meal services, meal or box delivery, pet food makers, personal chefs, street vendors, cake decorators and producers of specialty food items such as condiments and candies. Delivery only restaurants known as'dark restaurants','ghost restaurants', or'cloud restaurants' are increasing leveraging shared use kitchens to lower their overhead and launch pop-up dinner options.