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Tea or Tisane with Melissa Hansen

Click for Podcast: Episode 6: Tea or Tisane with Melissa Hansen  

On August 23rd, 2016, I had the pleasure of speaking with Melissa Hansen, owner and
creator of Tea or Tisane, currently a cottage licensed business in Las Vegas, NV.  I was at Downtown 3rd Farmers Market when I stumbled across her booth and entered into a brief conversation about her passion to create tea or tisane blends using things she learned from when she was a child in the mountains of Colorado.

I hope you enjoy our conversation as Melissa shares information about her business, the difference between tea vs. tisane, and a reflection on hospitality.

Website:  http://www.teaortisane.com

Where to purchase:

~Downtown 3rd Farmers Market at N Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101.  Hours: Every 1st and 3rd Friday 9am-2pm

~Downtown Summerlin Farmers Market at 1980 Festival Plaza Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135.  Hours: Saturday 9am-2pm

~Brent Trent Park Farmers Market at 8851 Vegas Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89128.  Hours: Wednesday in winter 2-6pm and in summer 4-8pm

~Mesquite Plaza Farmers Market at 312 W. Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, NV 89027. Hours: Every 2nd and 4th Friday 4-8pm

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Sweetpotato Awesome

ColorMeLocal Podcast: Episode 2: Sweetpotato Awesome

On August 3, 2016, I had the pleasure of visiting with Josh Kingdon, the owner of Sweetpotato Awesome, a local business to Las Vegas, NV, that produces freeze-dried sweet potato slices.  We had originally planned to meet in Josh’s kitchen, where he is currently making these delicious bites under a cottage license.  However, the noise from the freeze-dry machine would have interfered with the podcast.  Thankfully, there was a local french cafe close by with a conference room that we could use.  It was a wonderful place to meet.  During our conversation you’ll hear the faint hint of cafe music.

Josh is an easygoing, yet driven small business owner.  He has been persistent in maintaining quality while establishing his business and the excellence of his product speaks to this. Soon these unique slices of goodness will be available for online sale, but for now sales must be completed in person with Josh.  Enjoy this while you can.  He is a business owner you will be glad to meet.  img_9258IMG_9137

Website: http://www.sweetpotatoawesome.com 

http://www.facebook.com/sweetpoawesome

Instagram/twitter: sweetpoawesome

Where to buy:

~Downtown 3rd Farmers Market at N Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101.  Hours: Friday 9am-2pm

~Downtown Summerlin Farmers Market at 1980 Festival Plaza Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135.  Hours: Saturday 9am-2pm

Additional information:

~The Intuitive Forager