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Episode 32: Waste Not Want Not with Food Loops

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Imagine being able to divert 95% of the waste produced at an event with 10,000 people and recycling it?!?

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Michael Kraus, Project Manager with Food Loops who shares his story, the origins of Food Loops, and how they only had to send 5% of the waste from the Roots Festival to a landfill.  

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Episode 28: Matt Cooper is The Preachers Son

On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Chef Matt Cooper from The Preachers Son in Bentonville, AR. 

Originally from Arkansas and an actual Preachers Son, Chef Matt spent time on the West Coast in Oregon where he attended culinary school and then made his way back to The Natural State spending time in the Little Rock area and then coming here to NWA. 

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Episode 27: Jeremy Gawthrop’s Deep Roots in NWA

On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Jerrmy Gawthrop, Founder of Greenhouse Grille, Woodstone Pizzeria, and Co-Founder of The Roots Festival. Jerrmy has been around the world and then some. Starting out in New Orleans with a pit stop in Indiana before spending his formative years in Benton County. He’s personally witnessed and been a part of the explosion of growth and transformation of Northwest Arkansas.

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