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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Old Dominion Hemp: a product with a past, a vision for the future

Old Dominion Hemp: a product with a past, a vision for the future

It All Began Here Standing in front of hundreds of bales of hemp, housed in a Waynesboro warehouse on a rainy winter day, it doesn’t take Marty Phipps long to arrive at his favorite Thomas Jefferson quote: “Hemp is the necessity for the wealth of our nation.” Growing up in…

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From Start-Up to Success: New Businesses Show Lasting Impact

From Start-Up to Success: New Businesses Show Lasting Impact

It is always satisfying to reflect on the amazing growth of our 2016 start-up businesses. They are reporting new jobs, significant buildouts, and a growing impact on the local economy. We are proud to release updates on the progress and accomplishments of our 2016 entrepreneurs. Ula Tortilla, Make Waynesboro, and…

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Meet the Winners of Our 2016 Start-Up Grants Competition

Meet the Winners of Our 2016 Start-Up Grants Competition

Grow Waynesboro Announces Start-Up Grant Awards $21,000 will help three new Waynesboro businesses open in 2016 Grow Waynesboro is pleased to announce the final grant awards for three new local businesses, helping them to create jobs and build a culture of entrepreneurship in Waynesboro. The announcement follows several months of…

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