Highlighting local breweries and the positive impacts and connectivity they create in neighborhoods, businesses and communities.
Ep.51- Jane MacMurchy, Animal Charity
Leading up to the holidays, we’re spotlighting some of the incredible non-profits in our area. First up is Jane MacMurchy and Animal Charity of Ohio. This organization is near and dear to our hearts, and the work they do to rescue animals and place them in homes around the Valley is simply inspiring. It takes […]
Ep.50- Derrick McDowell, Youngstown Flea
What does it mean to go all in on your vision? To visionary, entrepreneur, Youngstown evangelist, and now commercial property owner Derrick McDowell, it means making a difference and transforming a community. The Youngstown Flea has a new home and Derrick goes behind the scenes on the process that got it there… and he and […]
Ep.49- Bryan Blakeman, Mayor of Columbiana
As you may have heard on this podcast, Columbiana is on fire and Mayor Bryan Blakeman is a big part of why. Vision, a willingness to take chances, transparency and collaboration are driving the city forward resulting in one of the hottest areas in the region. A great conversation enjoyed with some Modern Methods. This […]
Ep.48- Jason Orzel, The Dusty Ball Bag
The Dusty Ball Bag – there’s really not much else to say here, so we suggest you listen to this week’s podcast to hear how owner Jason Orzel came up with the awesome name and put his DIY skills to work to create the ultimate backyard experience in Poland. Shout out to guest co-host Ellie Platt […]
Ep.47- Hannah Ferguson, Brewer and Vintner
Hannah Ferguson – Brewer at Modern Methods, Founder of the DOPE Brand, and vintner is this week’s guest. Through her multiple roles, Hannah has a driver seat view into all that’s happening in the Valley and the role the craft beer scene is playing. This podcast is brought to you by Platt Insurance.
Ep.46- Brock Beatty, Numbers Brewing Co.
Ellie Platt of Platt Insurance joined Lisa to talk about entrepreneurship, Youngstown. and community. Enjoyed with a selection from Noble Creature and Birdfish. This podcast is brought to you by Platt Insurance.
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Love it! Great way to keep up to date with everything going on in the community!
Excellent work, keep it up 👍🏻
Homes and Hops a Home Run!
This is a brilliant podcast that illustrates the sense of place that emerges when great breweries open up in previously struggling communities. Lisa Resnick is a terrific host who asks her guests great and insightful questions. She is also an ambassador for meaningful life and work in Youngstown, Ohio, a community that is finally thriving after 50 years of economic despair.