For many of us, the convenience of having plastic plates and silverware means the ease of no dishes. The only problem is, it all ends up in landfill. That's where Stillwater company SelfEco comes in. They make products that are environmentally friendly.
Northfield is a cute, quaint town that has lots of character. Some of that character is because of its local businesses. That includes Hogan Brothers' Acoustic Cafe.
It has been a staple in Coon Rapids since 1959. It was started by George and Janice Jensen. Known for its fresh produce, good service and its people, Jensen's has always been about family values.
Buffalo Rock Winery is a dream come true for Nicole Dietman. She's a busy mom of two who wanted to spend more time with her kids. So, she pursued her dream of starting her own winery in May of 2012. Her long commutes to Roseville ended and Nicole says she couldn't be happier.
Minnesota's hometown airline is celebrating some of the state's best lakes. Sun Country Airlines has kicked off what's called the Hometown Lakes Project. Each plane has a featured custom lake theme picture designed by Minnesota artist Mark Herman. The art work also showcases the lake's name. You can see them on the side of each plane and inside.
Amanda Ficek has certainly inspired a whole lot of women over the years. She owns a company called "Mama's Happy". It's a store full of refurbished, upcycled and incredibly unique pieces. You'll find furniture, home accessories and even jewelry. Everything is made or re-done by a group of artists who inspire and empower each other.
Donato's Floral is about to celebrate a big anniversary. For almost thirty years, Donato's flowers have been used in all sorts of life's events. It was Victor Donato that had a vision. He wanted to open the floral shop and boy have things been blooming ever since.
Since 1913, the Forti family has been sharing their families favorite foods. Sunrise started as a bakery in Hibbing. It was started by Guilio Forti who was an Italian immigrant. He came to the United States in 1910. Known for many foods with an Italian flare, Sunrise soon grew into much more.
We have featured all sorts of Good Companies on Twin Cities Live over the years. Some of those companies have seen big changes since first appearing on Twin Cities Live. Case in point, JOIA. The sparkling soda company started in 2011. TCL reporter Emily Engberg featured the new company in 2012. The drinks are made from all natural and delicious...
Da Bomb Bath Fizzers has been around since 2012, but what makes this booming business so amazing is that it's run by two teenage girls. Isabel is just 15 and Caroline is only 14. The two girls from Edina loved fizzing bath bombs. They wanted them to last longer and to be unique. So, they created their own with a special surprise in the middle....