30 episodes

We're a podcast picking the best local homegrown stories around Georgia with a focus on economic, cultural and historical moments. Peaches carry deep symbolism. We seek out stories with this peach spirit, founders who remain true to Southern hospitality roots. From conversations at local farmers markets to discussions at tech events, our stories blossomed from a curiosity to learn more about people behind the brands. Stories are told by daughter and dad duo, Julia and Jeff. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/peach-and-prosperity/support

Peach and Prosperity Peach and Prosperity

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

We're a podcast picking the best local homegrown stories around Georgia with a focus on economic, cultural and historical moments. Peaches carry deep symbolism. We seek out stories with this peach spirit, founders who remain true to Southern hospitality roots. From conversations at local farmers markets to discussions at tech events, our stories blossomed from a curiosity to learn more about people behind the brands. Stories are told by daughter and dad duo, Julia and Jeff. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/peach-and-prosperity/support

    ATL Family Meal - Episode 8 

    ATL Family Meal - Episode 8 

    The mission of #ATLFAMILYMEAL is to feed, nourish and support hospitality workers and their families experiencing hunger and joblessness in the metro Atlanta community. As  a community of chefs, restaurants, suppliers, community stakeholders, and hospitality workers, they are working in unison to build new bridges in the community that allow us to feed our Atlanta hospitality family.  

    Join us for a Q and A with #ATLFAMILYMEAL Founder Michael Lennox who is also the founder of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, Muchacho and Golden Eagle. Learn his story and how to help give back to Atlantans in need during this time.

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from separate locations, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes on these stories. Learn more about #ATLFAMILYMEAL on their website and Instagram. 


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    • 27 min
    Castellucci Hospitality Group - Episode 7

    Castellucci Hospitality Group - Episode 7

    Castellucci Hospitality Group has been "passionately pursuing the perfect dining experience one guest at a time" from generation to generation at this family owned business. Their beloved restaurants include Bar Mercado, Cooks & Soldiers, Double Zero, Recess, Sugo and The Iberian Pig.  We spoke with Fred Castellucci, President and CEO, about their founding story and how they are pivoting during this time. From "Feeding the Frontlines" to offering new comfort menus, the CHG team is creativity and kindly cooking and helping around Atlanta. 

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from separate locations, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes on these stories. Learn more about CHG on their website and Instagram.


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    • 13 min
    Topstitch Studio - Episode 6

    Topstitch Studio - Episode 6

    Topstitch Studio and Lounge is a modern fabric and sewing shop with a focus on apparel fabrics, indie garment patterns, sewing tools and fun events. It is located in Ponce City Market and now available online! Learn more from founder and owner Leigh Metcalf about how the shop is pivoting and how communities of local sewers are helping others during this uncertain time.

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from separate locations, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes on these stories. Learn more about Top Stitch on their website and Instagram.


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    • 15 min
    ASW Distillery - Episode 5

    ASW Distillery - Episode 5

    These "Southern Pot-Still Pioneers" are crafting some of the most unique bourbon, rye and malt whiskies in Atlanta by combining traditional Scottish methods with Appalachian grain innovation. We spoke with ASW Distillery's Chief Acorn Officer, Chad Ralston, about the story behind the brand and how they have pivoted to produce hand sanitizer to serve the community during this time.

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from separate locations, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes on these stories.  Learn more about ASW Distillery on their website and Instagram.


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    • 17 min
    Little Tart Bakeshop - Episode 4

    Little Tart Bakeshop - Episode 4

    Little Tart Bakeshop is a French-inspired pastry shop located in Grant Park, Summerhill and Krog Street Market. We spoke with its founder, Sarah O'Brien, about her story and the evolution of the bakery.

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from separate locations, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes on these stories.  Learn more about Little Tart Bakeshop on their website and Instagram.


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    • 13 min
    Jaemor Farms - Episode 3

    Jaemor Farms - Episode 3

    Since 1912, the Echols family has grown peaches in the north Georgia countryside. Today, they grow and sell homegrown strawberries, blackberries, muscadines, scuppernongs, Concord grapes, watermelon, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, pumpkins and more during harvest season. They are also known for their fall corn maze, homemade pies and soft-serve. We met with one of the third generation owners, Drew Echols, and his sister, Carli Echols, to learn about their story and how they are being resilient during these uncertain times

    Listening Notes: This is a special pop up series in response to the current economic and health situation with COVID-19. Rather than our typical narrative and edited style, it is a record to release episode. Since we recorded from our “home studio” and the farm, the audio quality isn’t as pitch perfect as usual. The wind does go away eventually. Visit our Facebook page and Instagram to follow behind the scenes with these stories.  Learn more about Jaemor Farms on their website and Instagram.


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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

bho1055 ,

ATL Must Listen

If you like Atlanta and you like Start-up life, this show is a must listen. The line up is super diverse and the stories are great.

Atlfan304 ,

I love this podcast

I listened because I know Wendy!! I love being in touch with what is going on in Atlanta.

btw6 ,

Great new podcast

Great new podcast. Interesting local ATL stories and co-hosts have good chemistry!

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