107 – Golden Rules for Craft Show Sales with Lisa Vukovits of Earth Sticks and Scents

Lisa started Earth Sticks five years ago. By her own admission, it was a fluke. She wanted to help out a friend, and before she knew it, she was launching a website and her first product. Earth Sticks are hand-blended essential oils made into a solid stick, each with a different purpose. These essential oils are nature’s…

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106 – Cards Against Humanity with Max Temkin

Max is one of the creators behind the wildly popular game Cards Against Humanity. He is also a co-founder of Blackbox which is a shipping company that helps independent artists send physical goods to their customers. Max is also the guy behind several attention-grabbing media stunts. Have you heard of “Digging the Hole to Nowhere?”  Or the 30 second…

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105 – A pee-kaboo into New Product Development with Nina of rahababy

Nina Nsilo-Swai has always had a passion for helping others and spent a decade doing just that in non-profit organizations across New York City. After moving to the suburbs with her husband and two sons, Nina combined this passion with her entrepreneurial spirit and formed rahababy®. The goal at rahababy is to bring joy to…

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104 – Staying True to Your Brand with Ben and Blake from The Village Common

Starting in 1968, Village Common is a dream three generations in the making and spanning over 40 years. Ben and Blake create handmade, natural apothecary goods, kindled by their family history. They bring to us this new installment of family traditions blended together and thereby continue the legacy of the Village Common. Take a look at their website and…

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103 – Building an Award Winning Caramel Brand with Calley Hastings of Fat Toad Farm

Calley is the owner of Fat Toad Farm located in Brookfield, Vermont. Fat Toad Farm is a family-run business that produces a Traditional Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce. Their award-winning sauces are based on the Mexican confection cajeta, and are meticulously hand-stirred to velvety perfection. Calley has spent the last nine years mastering the art of…

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