We're a podcast that picks the best local homegrown stories around Atlanta. Peaches carry deep symbolism. We seek out stories with this peach spirit, founders who remain true to Southern hospitality roots. From conversations at local farmers markets to discussions at tech events, our stories blossomed from a curiosity to learn more about people behind the brands. Stories are told by daughter and dad duo, Julia and Jeff.
The story behind the launch of Monday Night Brewing, an Atlanta brewery celebrating its seventh year. How three friends turned a bible study group into an award winning beer company! Go behind the scenes with us to hear about their past present and future. This episode features music from Atlanta based band, Pony League and their album “A Picture of Your Family.”
As the founder of NOLA Girl Brownies, Wendy Sanders is disrupting the dessert scene in Atlanta. How Wendy turned a gift idea into a startup food business, became a dark chocolate champion and where she sees the future of her brownies going. Follow her path from New Orleans to Italy to Atlanta in this episode.
Explore the coolest corners of HOTlanta with these books. For a birthday or team building event, Clue Town offers puzzle scavenger hunts that walk you around the BeltLine, Oakland Cemetery and beyond. The story behind the creator, Jay Carlson and his hunts.
After moving for years, Dara Schaier, Founder and CEO of Built Out Of Paper (BOOP), designed her ideal, lightweight and sustainable furniture! How she launched her cardboard bookcase and her vision for future designs.
How a baseball stadium became a hub of innovation, a peak at the stealth group of startups who are part of the first class and how they plan to hit a homerun for Atlanta as the startup capital of the South. Meet Burunda Prince-Jones, Managing Director of The Farm, and a few of the companies making their mark in this accelerator.
Founded by Jasmine Crowe, Goodr is a sustainable food waste management company, using tech to combat hunger. It works like your favorite ride request app with a social good mission. Learn how she launched, what she's accomplished and where she's going next.
From farm to table, Big Daddy Biscuits has reinvented classic dog treats into a sustainable brand with paw-sonality. Learn how Founder Lauren Janis, known as Big Mama, gives back and bakes with a creative twist. Celebrate the year of the dog with her FURtune cookies. Meet her furry friends and human fans around Atlanta.
A baker who found his passion as a child, took corporate America for a spin, but eventually found his roots again to become one of the most popular bakers around Atlanta. This is the story of Thomas Sergio's Olde World artisan bread company.