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Family-Run Bird’s Haven Farm a Staple at Granville Farmers Market

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas Family-Run Bird’s Haven Farm a Staple at Granville Farmers Market

Just to the east of Columbus lies the college town of Granville. While the town is known for so much, including Denison University and Ray Ray’s Meat + Three, the Granville Farmers Market is considered one of the best in Central Ohio. And Bird’s Haven Farm has been a cornerstone of the Granville Farmers Market. […]

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Tiger Mushroom Farms: A Young Entrepreneur Dreams of Building a National Brand

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas Tiger Mushroom Farms: A Young Entrepreneur Dreams of Building a National Brand

Te’Lario Watkins II has dreams of growing Tiger Mushroom Farms, his local mushroom farm based in Columbus, into a national brand. He is currently looking for a warehouse to house an expansion so he can provide fresh and dried mushrooms and products to more people and businesses in Central Ohio and across the country. This […]

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2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 20! This year’s gift guide will help you get your dad, children’s dad, or the father figure in your life something special and a little more unique than the usual socks, tie, or #1 Dad shirt (not that he doesn’t love those gifts too!). Whether the person […]

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2021 Graduation Gift Guide

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas 2021 Graduation Gift Guide

Graduation season is upon us, and Columbus is celebrating in full force. Whether your grad is celebrating a degree from high school, technical school, or college, these gifts will be sure to bring a smile and thank you. Gift your grad comfort for late night study sessions, lounging on the weekends, and cheering on their […]

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Mezzacello: Reimaging the Future with Roots in the Past in Olde Towne East

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas Mezzacello: Reimaging the Future with Roots in the Past in Olde Towne East

Jim Bruner did not set out to be an urban homesteader. He did not go to school to run a farm, but rather for industrial design. “I got my ‘degree’ in farming from a mix of YouTube, interviews with farmers, Amish families, and trial and error,” says Bruner. “I also grew up desperately poor and […]

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2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas 2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Flowers + Treats Floral bouquet ($40+) from Hilliard Floral Design. In addition to a beautiful selection of fresh cut flowers for Mother’s Day, Hilliard Floral Design offers a wide variety of gift items, candy and chocolates. Shop owner Christine Buroff, mother of three and grandmother to six, recommends kicking back with a nice glass of […]

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2021 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas 2021 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And this year will look a little different than last. With all that 2020 and the pandemic are, we could all use a little more love, kindness, and chocolate in our lives. If you are the person who loves to treat your galentine, valentine, pet, or yourself to […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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