Laura LaVoie: Life in 120 Square Feet

This week we spoke with Laura LaVoie¬†about the tiny house movement. Owning one herself, she was able to give us a rundown on exactly what a tiny house is; the many of the advantages and disadvantages of owning one, and the unique struggle it is to downsize from a “normal” size household to life in […]

Alia Todd of the Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce

This week we talk to Alia Todd. Alia played a big part in Tupalo Honey Cafe’s decision to bring back up the wages of the popular restaurants back staff¬†after dramatically decreasing them from $5.13/hr to $2.13. A veteran of the service industry, Alia is a co-founder of the new organization, Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce. She […]

Episode 94: Get Geeky with Hero Hunter Comics

This week we talked to Will Hessling, the owner of Hero Hunter Comics. Will tells us a little about running a business in Candler, possible plans for relocating, and gives his thoughts on the sustainability of comic book movies. Benny gets to flex his “comic geek” muscles and tells us he may or may not […]

The First of Its Kind: Pour Taproom

This week we talk to Nate Tomforde the owner of Pour Taproom. Nate started Pour in 2014 and his entreprenial spirit made Pour the first of its kind in the country. Using a mix of familiar taproom style atmosphere and new technology, Pour Taproom offers a unique experience for beer enthusiasts. With over 48 types […]

New Years Day 2016: Episode 92

For this New Year’s edition of Finding Asheville, we sit down with prominent local figure Rich Lee. Rich is an active figure in Asheville, having moved to Western North Carolina in 1997. Rich is a member of the City of Asheville Greenway Committee; the Buncombe County Triad; WNC Group Homes for Autistic Persons; 1-26 ConnectUs […]