73 episodes

In a world of big boxes and two-day shipping, sometimes it’s hard to remember the faces and families behind the small businesses that keep our world turning. Fireside is an intimate, personal look at the inter-workings of some of our favorite brands in the American Field Network.

AF Fireside American Field

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

In a world of big boxes and two-day shipping, sometimes it’s hard to remember the faces and families behind the small businesses that keep our world turning. Fireside is an intimate, personal look at the inter-workings of some of our favorite brands in the American Field Network.

    Lady Captain x AF Fireside

    Lady Captain x AF Fireside

    Yeehaw! In this mini-series, we'll be talking with some of the minds behind the brands that joined for the Hill Country Hoedown - our brand discovery marketplace in Austin, TX this May.

    Lady Captain is a Texas brand that's set out to set some definition in their niche. Lauren, one of their founders, joins us to share some stories from the perspective of an indie women's fashion brand in Coastal Texas.

    Learn more about featured brands at shopaf.co, and be sure to follow us on Instagram:
    @shopaf.co
    @lucaszfitz
    @ladycaptainco

    • 21 min
    Cowboy Pools x AF Fireside

    Cowboy Pools x AF Fireside

    Yeehaw! In this mini-series, we'll be talking with some of the minds behind the brands that joined for the Hill Country Hoedown - our brand discovery marketplace in Austin, TX this May.

    Buckle in for another unique one! You may or may not have heard of a stock tank pool - the founders of Cowboy Pools are here for all the clarification you'll need. A hit at our ATX market, Cowboy Pools is changing the landscapes of backyards in Austin and beyond.

    Learn more about featured brands at shopaf.co, and be sure to follow us on Instagram:
    @shopaf.co
    @lucaszfitz
    @cowboypools

    • 20 min
    Mod Bikes x AF Fireside

    Mod Bikes x AF Fireside

    Mod Bikes is reimagining how we get around - the Austin-based company designs and distributes customizable electric bikes, from ideas in founder Dor Korngold's mind to the streets of Texas and beyond.

    • 19 min
    Adventure ATX x AF Fireside

    Adventure ATX x AF Fireside

    Yeehaw! In this mini-series, we'll be talking with some of the minds behind the brands that joined for the Hill Country Hoedown - our brand discovery marketplace in Austin, TX this May.

    Adventure ATX continues our trend of speaking with one-of-a-kind brands. Drew Benac founded his brand to help curate unique outdoor experiences. Listen in to hear more about how he's done it.

    Learn more about featured brands at shopaf.co, and be sure to follow us on Instagram:
    @shopaf.co
    @lucaszfitz
    @adventure.atx

    • 23 min
    Wildrose Texas x AF Fireside

    Wildrose Texas x AF Fireside

    Yeehaw! In this mini-series, we'll be talking with some of the minds behind the brands that joined for the Hill Country Hoedown - our brand discovery marketplace in Austin, TX this May.

    We've talked to a lot of different brands on the podcast - each stands out as unique in their own way, but Wildrose is something special. Founder Guy Billups goes into detail on some of the challenges and rewards of operating a brand that revolves around dogs. Listen in, pup lovers!

    Learn more about featured brands at shopaf.co, and be sure to follow us on Instagram:
    @shopaf.co
    @lucaszfitz
    @wildrosetexas

    • 18 min
    Axel Provisions x AF Fireside

    Axel Provisions x AF Fireside

    Yeehaw! In this mini-series, we'll be talking with some of the minds behind the brands that joined for the Hill Country Hoedown - our brand discovery marketplace  in Austin, TX this May.

    Axel Brave took a family-favorite recipe and turned it into a living - you can find Axel Provisions condiments on the shelves of the major Texas grocery stores and in backyard grill setups around the country. On this episode, we take a deep dive into Axel's journey into entrepreneurship and get some key pointers on differentiating and educating your customers on a super-specific product.

    Learn more about featured brands at shopaf.co, and be sure to follow us on Instagram:
    @shopaf.co
    @lucaszfitz
    @axelprovisions

    • 20 min

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Enjoy the free flowing, relaxed conversations. Very much like a fireside chat. FDR is proud! 🔥

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