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The Proof is in the Rye

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Across the nation the craft distillery movement is on the rise. According to the American Craft Spirits Association the number of distilleries has grown by 1,115 since 2010. Seattle alone has more distilleries than any city in the country, with 17 licensed distilleries within its city limits. And King County (roughly the greater Seattle area) with 26 distilleries.   “Just like the craft winery and brewery industry growth over the last several years, the craft distilling industry is also on the rise. Consumers are passionate about seeking out new products and unique flavors. This produces...

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Entrepreneur’s Corner: Shop local, Buy Local #ChangeTheWorld

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Following his career in the corporate fashion world, Standard Good’s Founder, Jeffery Gardner, has set out to provide quality and unique products for all.    Today, with so many purchasing options available many shoppers feel the responsibility to put their money where their values are. Socially responsible consumers seek artisans and manufacturers with ethical production standards and many try to find local brands that are made in the USA. In an answer to this calling shopkeepers are keeping their communities in mind and one shop, Standard Goods, is making an effort to do just...

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Entrepreneur’s Corner: Raise A Glass, Wine For All

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Throughout history the art of wine making and partaking is a tradition for those wanting to come together and enjoy time with one another. When we gather for a home-cooked meal with family and friends, experience a reunion with best friends at a restaurant or our favorite wine café, and toast to the happy couple at a wedding celebration wine is there to be shared by all.   For these happiest of occasions since we cannot all be sommeliers it can also be helpful to get to know your local wine shop to ask which wine will be the most pleasing for the occasion. Branch out to learn what...

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The “Side-Hustle” Generation

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A “side-hustle” is an additional form of revenue that supplements a current revenue stream, provides an inspiring outlet for individuals to help fund their personal goals, or helps to bring people closer to their dream job.   Do you have a “side-hustle” or know somebody who does? The chances are you do! Side-hustles are nothing new but have been growing in popularity since the recession of 2008. Insecurity in business has employees looking for more monetary security with a second source of income.   (Side note: Some side-hustles are optional or serve as a creative...

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The Art of SE Asia Discovery with Travelfish.org

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Whether you are going to Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh or Nakhon Nowhere Travelfish.org has the destination details you need for you to start your next adventure. Since launching in 2004 Co-Founders of Travelfish.org, Samantha Brown and Stuart McDonald, continue to spice up unforgettable itineraries for travelers bound for SE Asia. What initially started as a collection of the couple’s favorite stops in Thailand has evolved into the largest independent travel guide of its region. The Travelfish.org contributing team consists of writers who live in the region and the site features...

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