Tag: local

Coffee Brewers Go from Hobbyists to Wholesalers

Coffee Brewers Go from Hobbyists to Wholesalers

The Walkers broke into the coffee industry after humble beginnings as coffee enthusiasts.   Lorraine and Phil Walker started their coffee business off about as local as possible. They began roasting coffee beans in a popcorn maker and selling it to their friends in Gallipolis in 2008.   […]

Wheatberry Books: Downtown Chillicothe’s newest independent bookstore

Wheatberry Books: Downtown Chillicothe’s newest independent bookstore

In the growing heart of Chillicothe, a former tattoo parlor is now an independent bookstore. In December, Wheatberry Books, a community-oriented business opened to sell new and used books to the people of Ross County. “We have a small store, but we like to cover […]

Wild Honey

Wild Honey

She had worked for months to rebuild her job out of the pieces of her last one, and here was another chance. Meredith Allen, who previously managed Kismet on West Union Street, is now the co-owner of Honey—Athens’ newest lingerie boutique. If “kismet” refers to destiny or fate […]