Julie Combos & Carol Thompson decided several years ago they wanted to eat a more nutritious diet in order to avoid health issues that plague many today. Although there are many gluten-free options available these days, they found only a limited selection of options that omit the many other things people have allergies and sensitivities [...]
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Can’t Find What You’re Looking For? Create It!
Mitch and Laura Manina’s vegan jerky came about when they couldn't find a good tasting vegan or vegetarian jerky. Mitch decided to start experimenting and came up with the cracked pepper flavor. When he shared it with his friends, they raved about it. Even those who eat beef jerky liked it! They decided they had [...]
Dance For Fun. Dance For Fitness. Dance For You!
A few years ago, Stephanie Hinen decided she wanted to learn to dance; however, as she looked for studios that offered dance classes for adults, she wasn’t able to find much. She approached her sister, Rachel, who grew up dancing, and told her that they should open a studio. Stephanie was well suited to take [...]
More Alive Now: Empowering Good Health
In 2007, answering a personal health quest and journey to boost immunity and optimize the gut-brain connection, Susan Frailey began making probiotic foods and beverages in her home. In 2010, she published the book “MORE ALIVE NOW: Simple Nutrition to Change Your Life”,and water kefir is one of the probiotic food recipes she shared in [...]
Italian Hearts Gourmet Foods: Soul Food — Italian Style
Love of a Community Spurs a Leap of Faith
Brian Cassidy spent 14 years in the Employee Benefits industry in Los Angeles, California but with the changes in health insurance and Los Angeles getting overcrowded, he and his wife (Andrea) decided it was time to get out of California and do something different. Brian had spent his summers in Tahoe and shared with his [...]
Go Ahead, Eat a Cupcake. It’s Good For You!
About 10 years ago, Christina Ciaccio decided she wanted to find a way to be a healthier and happier person, so she began her research in the world of health and nutrition. She became aware of gluten intolerance and realized that she, in fact, had a lot of the ailments associated with it. Throughout this [...]
Mindy’s Dentistry: Uniquely Yours
Last summer, Mindy Fugett’s close friend, Dr. Katy Wallace, passed away. While Mindy was helping her family and volunteering in the office, she realized how much she enjoyed treating her patients. She also admired the amount of hard work and dedication Dr. Wallace had put into the practice itself. After much thought and consideration, Mindy [...]
This & That Marketplace: Making Selling Easy for Local Vendors
Alycia Tanner was a craft show vendor for many years. She would go to shows, set-up, sell, tear down, and move on to the next one. Then she started helping host events and watching other vendors do the set-up and tear down. It was exhausting and sometimes very sad. The vendors all took a chance at [...]
The Biggest Little Commercial Kitchen: A Clean, Safe and Creative Cooking Space for Local Food Producers
Italian Hearts Gourmet Foods, LLC is over the moon excited to announce their very first incubator hub commercial kitchen, The Biggest Little Commercial Kitchen. Many years in the making, Papa Sal and Mama Val Gray are excited to see their vision come to life with a safe, clean and creative environment for food producers to make beautiful [...]