Rising Bread and Raising Love: On Local Food & Family with BlueOregano

Rising Bread and Raising Love: On Local Food & Family with BlueOregano

When BlueOregano opened its doors on June 7, 2017, owners Caitie and Nathan Maharg had just received a Grow Waynesboro small business start-up grant that allowed Caitie to leave her job and move full-time into launching a local food business, complete with catering options, pop-up dinners, and customized cooking classes.…

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Feeling the Love with The Faded Poppy

Feeling the Love with The Faded Poppy

Grounded in Love, Growth Flourishes The story of The Faded Poppy reads like an unexpected love affair, perhaps not unfamiliar to the many brides and grooms who have walked down aisles bedecked in the business’s flowers. Asked to tell the story of its beginning, Jason Kite, who handles the logistics…

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Grow Waynesboro Announces Start-Up Grant Awards

Grow Waynesboro Announces Start-Up Grant Awards

Grow Waynesboro Announces Start-Up Grant Awards $51,000 will help four new Waynesboro businesses open in 2017 Grow Waynesboro is pleased to announce the final grant awards for four new local businesses, helping them to create jobs and build a culture of entrepreneurship in Waynesboro. This marks the second year of…

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