Peach and Prosperity

Peach and Prosperity

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We’re a podcast that picks the best local homegrown stories around Atlanta. Peaches carry deep symbolism. We seek out stories with this peach spirit, founders who remain true to Southern hospitality roots. From conversations at local farmers markets to discussions at tech events, our stories blossomed from a curiosity to learn more about people behind the brands. Stories are told by daughter and dad duo, Julia and Jeff. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/peach-and-prosperity/support
Dad’s Garage: Comedy and Community - Episode 12
Dec 5 • 23 min
For over 20 years, Dad’s Garage has been an Atlanta icon for plays, improv shows and comedy classes. But, it is about so much more than performing with an emphasis on community, compassion and creativity. Listen to Artistic Director Kevin Gillese and…
Sweet Auburn: The Curb Market - Episode 11
Nov 19 • 14 min
Tour Atlanta’s oldest and only Municipal market. In the heart of the historic Auburn Avenue district, this economic center celebrates the past with businesses of today. Meet two of the founders from Miss D’s New Orleans Style Candy and Just Add Honey tea…
Hallowed Grounds: The Oakland Cemetery Story - Episode 10
Oct 25 • 16 min
Explore Atlanta’s oldest permanent residence. With David Moore, the Executive Director of the Historic Oakland Foundation, go back in time to learn about the cemetery’s more than 160 year old story. Discover memorable moments from the past and celebrate…
Tiny Doors ATL: A Portal to Your Imagination - Episode 9
Aug 21 • 22 min
The creativity of Tiny Doors ATL has captured the curiosity of Atlanta. Learn the story of artist Karen Anderson. Discover how a childhood dollhouse influenced her career path, what inspired the launch of Tiny Doors ATL and how the doors became…
Brewing with Purpose: Atlanta Craft Beer - Episode 8
Jul 30 • 19 min
The story behind the launch of Monday Night Brewing, an Atlanta brewery celebrating its seventh year. How three friends turned a bible study group into an award winning beer company! Go behind the scenes with us to hear about their past present and…
Bite-Size Brownies: Dark Chocolate Desserts - Episode 7
Jul 1 • 9 min
As the founder of NOLA Girl Brownies, Wendy Sanders is disrupting the dessert scene in Atlanta. How Wendy turned a gift idea into a startup food business, became a dark chocolate champion and where she sees the future of her brownies going. Follow her…
Get a Clue: Atlanta Scavenger Hunts - Episode 6
Jun 19 • 14 min
Explore the coolest corners of HOTlanta with these books. For a birthday or team building event, Clue Town offers puzzle scavenger hunts that walk you around the BeltLine, Oakland Cemetery and beyond. The story behind the creator, Jay Carlson and his…
Completely Cardboard: Furniture Done Differently - Episode 5
Jun 10 • 15 min
After moving for years, Dara Schaier, Founder and CEO of Built Out Of Paper (BOOP), designed her ideal, lightweight and sustainable furniture! How she launched her cardboard bookcase and her vision for future designs. Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Batter Up: The Atlanta Startup Farm - Episode 4
May 26 • 15 min
How a baseball stadium became a hub of innovation, a peak at the stealth group of startups who are part of the first class and how they plan to hit a homerun for Atlanta as the startup capital of the South. Meet Burunda Prince-Jones, Managing Director of…
Tech for Good: Food Rescue with an App - Episode 3
Apr 22 • 18 min
Founded by Jasmine Crowe, Goodr is a sustainable food waste management company, using tech to combat hunger. It works like your favorite ride request app with a social good mission. Learn how she launched, what she’s accomplished and where she’s going…
Atlanta Dog Tails: Big Daddy Biscuits - Episode 2
Mar 20 • 12 min
From farm to table, Big Daddy Biscuits has reinvented classic dog treats into a sustainable brand with paw-sonality. Learn how Founder Lauren Janis, known as Big Mama, gives back and bakes with a creative twist. Celebrate the year of the dog with her…
Peach and Prosperity: Bread and Atlanta - Episode 1
Feb 23 • 16 min
A baker who found his passion as a child, took corporate America for a spin, but eventually found his roots again to become one of the most popular bakers around Atlanta. This is the story of Thomas Sergio’s Olde World artisan bread company. Become a…