Alexandra Burns & Tommy Townsend, With Love Candle Co.

With Love Candle Co. creates scents based on the people and things they love most. They make their candles with soy wax made from soybeans grown by US farmers. All of their fragrance oils are phthalate free and clean burning. Their fragrance oils and wax are completely cruelty free. The candles are hand poured here … Read More.

Melaina Balbo, Bis Kitchen

As the daughter of a Italian family, Melaina spent most of her life in Italy, a kitchen or around a table with family & friends. Bis began with the goal of providing the cherished experience as she did; eating high-quality food & handcrafted foods made from family recipes. She ensures that her frozen product tastes … Read More.

Brittany Mills, Andrew Mills & Rachel Crabtree, Beezberries

The BeezBerries story starts with three friends who have a deep appreciation for living healthy lives. They always use the simplest and freshest ingredients possible. CBF dried fruit, local honey, organic green tea, and organic elderberries are only a few of the amazing ingredients they use to create their kombucha, fruit & nut bars, boost … Read More.

Patrick & Leeta, Stone Cross Farm

From Taylorsville, Stone Cross Farm strives to protect the foundation of America’s strength—the family farm— providing high-quality products. They’ve made a conscious decision to produce quality versus quantity, so their free-range beef, pork and dairy products are antibiotic, steroid and hormone-free. www.stonecrossfarm.com

Webb Milward, Screamin’ Mimi’s

From Lexington, Screamin’ Mimi’s started when four generations of women cooked up their special salsa that was too good to keep a secret. For over 25 years, friends and family of “Mimi” Cox enjoyed the unique flavor of her special hot sauce. Mimi’s daughter started Screamin’ Mimi’s Salsa in 1992. The secret to this delicious … Read More.

Catherine & Hugh “Pappy” Bosley, Moonlite Barbeque

From Owensboro, Catherine and Pappy bought the Moonlite in 1963 and over the last 52-plus years, Moonlite Barbeque has grown into a very special business. Now their four children and several grandchildren work together to keep customers happy at their restaurant and around the state. www.moonlite.com

Tim & Jessica, Gents Original

From Lexington, Gents is dedicated to producing unique and refreshing sodas and cocktail syrups in small batches. They’re made using raw, all-natural ingredients including fresh ginger root, organic lemons, local honey and real cane sugar. www.gentsgingerale.com

Jack & Sarah Jones, Garage Bean’d Coffee

Garage Bean’d is a family-owned and -operated business right here in Lexington. Their process focuses on smaller, batch-based roasting. They believe that relationships lie in the heart of coffee. They love sharing their craft-roasted coffee from their home to yours! www.garagebeand.com

Grace, Sharon & Greg, Sequel Foods

Sequel Foods is a Lexington-based, family-owned business built on a foundation of love and food. Their journey began in March 2020, preparing meals for a local nonprofit, A Caring Place. Out of that love for cooking and people, they decided to keep growing, eventually making their way to Southland Bagel’s commissary kitchen to continue doing … Read More.

Taylor Hollingsworth & Family, Stone Jack Bakers

Delicious, fun and wholesome baked-from-scratch goodies are Taylor’s passion. After 20+ years in the restaurant industry and eight years of professional baking, Taylor decided it was time to build her own bakery in Lexington. Stone Jack Bakers uses all-natural ingredients and no preservatives. They also try to use local ingredients whenever possible. www.stonejackbakers.com