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CL Family Spotlights

CL Family Spotlight: Red Giraffe Designs

This week we got to chat with Kate Stevens, owner and designer of Red Giraffe Designs. Kate is another one of our incredibly inspirational family members--read on to learn more about her journey!  Q: What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? A: I've always loved taking old jewelry and clothes and turning them into something more wearable for today, but I began making jewelry in 2009 after trying to replicate a friend's bracelet that she purchased in NY. I fell in love with the entire process and slowly turned my hobby into a business. About 6 years later,...

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CL Family Spotlight: Shannon Fry

Meet the Fry family from Terra Escentials from Powell, Ohio. We got to chat with Sharon Fry about turning an everyday problem into a wonderful, CL Family business! Q: What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? A: Terra Escentials began in 2009 with a visit to Lake Burton in Clayton, Georgia, with my 95-year-old Great Aunt Betty-a strong, resourceful woman and master of kitchen science. Educated and worldly, she knew more than most people that every problem to be solved was an opportunity to invent something special.I'm terribly sensitive to mosquitoes, and it was never long...

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CL Family Spotlight: Honeyrun Farm

It's Feature Friday again! This week we're getting to know Jayne Barnes from Honeyrun Farm. Q: What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started?A: In 2003, I decided to give my boyfriend Isaac a beehive for Christmas. What started as a simple hobby quickly turned into a sideline business, and now a full-time job and way of life. After getting married two years later, we have steadily increased our amount of hives every year, now keeping over 400 hives of bees and selling our honey at local farmers markets, through grocery stores, online, and at Celebrate...

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CL Family Spotlight: Ross Worden, Conquest Maps

Meet Ross Worden. Ross is the Principal Creator at Conquest Maps in Columbus, Ohio. They craft pin board travel maps, posters and customized maps with an antiquated, rustic feel to plan and track your adventures. Q: What's the story behind your business?A: It all started when, not having been able to find exactly what I wanted online, I decided to make a pin board map of where my wife and I wanted to travel, as a birthday gift. I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted it to look like and how it should function, so after some late nights with just me...

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CL Vendor, Eric Rausch Featured on FOX8 Made Local/Stay Local

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