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IWM: Erika Vohman

We interviewed Erika Vohman, founder of Maya Superfoods and Maya Nut Institute. We found out why everyone can benefit from this ancient superfood, how these products are enriching the lives of indigenous women in Central America, and the powerful lessons she’s learned from working with the “poorest of the poor”. 

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IWM: Shelby Kroach

We interviewed Shelby Kroach, owner of The Honest Leaf. We found out why all tea is not created equal, what’s important in a successful business collaboration, and the common mistake you might be making when you pour yourself a cup a tea. 

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IWM: Mario Fiorucci

We interviewed Mario Fiorucci, co-founder of The Healthy Butcher in Toronto. We found out why he believes buying organic meat and produce is so important, which kitchen tool is essential to every home, and why soil is the secret to growing and sourcing really good food. (more…)


IWM: Colleen Kavanagh

We interviewed Colleen Kavanagh, CEO and Co-Founder of ZEGO. We found out the importance of batch testing for allergens (even in an allergen-free facility!), her best advice for families that eat differently, and why she focuses her marketing on personal connection. (more…)


IWM: David Ravandi

We interviewed David Ravandi, founder of 123 Organic Tequila. We found out why organic tequila is actually good for us, the story behind his eco-friendly packaging, and what it means to make a biodynamic tequila. (more…)


IWM: Alex Billingsley

We spoke with Alex Billingsley, founder of Mama Earth Organics. Mama Earth delivers local and organic food right to your door. We found out why more and more people are hopping on the organic food delivery band wagon, how a delivery service can also be eco, and why he gave up law to sell produce from a van. (more…)


IWM: Andrea Orazi

We interviewed Andrea Orazi, co-founder of The Chufa Co. We found out what makes tigernut milk a great alternative to dairy, her best advice for running a business with a spouse, and why she tries to demo every weekend. (more…)


IWM: Peter Neal

We interviewed Peter Neal, co-founder and co-owner of Neal Brothers Foods. We found out his best tip for cold calls, his advice on pursuing meaningful work, and at what point a small business should start hiring. (more…)


IWM: Dustin Burgin + Lindsie Hill

We interviewed Dustin Burgin and Lindsie Hill, the founders behind Corda, which provides jobs to underprivileged people in Ethiopia by producing eco-friendly, handmade, rope sandals. We found out how they are using social media to build community, who exactly makes their sandals, and how Corda supports their employees without exploiting their stories. (more…)


IWM: Alain Menard

We interviewed Alain Menard, founder of Green Beaver. We found out what makes Green Beaver products smell so good, which products he uses (or doesn’t use!) every day, and the coolest thing to watch in their factory. (more…)