Labors of Love - April 2018

Uncommon Construction

Desmond Campbell is not a small businessman, but he will be. Desmond is 19 and plans to enter the construction industry after graduating from International High School. Then, he says, he’ll begin saving money to start his own construction company.…

Tamale Twins

So many small business owners are such optimistic, courageous and passionate people. They take something they love to do and with some creativity, a bit of capital and lots of hard work and turn it into a stream of income.…

Harold’s Plants

The sweet sounds of tinkling wind chimes and burbling fountains blend with the harmonies of Ella and Louis streaming on Harold’s Plants’ sound system. The half-acre business is full of flowering plants, fruit trees, lush ferns and verdant shrubs. Everywhere…

Bokah Bikes

In his youth, Andres Trombatore rode his bike from sun up to sun down and he liked nothing more than tinkering with it. He’d buy spray paint at the local hardware store to make his bike more colorful. He loved…