Locally Grown in Arizona

Locally Grown in Arizona

Conversations with people in Arizona that dream big and do hard things: they innovate, create and help others. We interview entrepreneurs and idealists that build movements, businesses, and nonprofits right here in our cities and neighborhoods.

Episodes

June 23, 2021

Interview with Charley Freericks of Catellus about Novus Innovation Corridor - a partnership between ASU and Catellus Development Corporation.

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About the restaurant culture and atmosphere, about community and support, about expanding and thriving in uncertain times, steak, potatoes and modern Asian food and much more.

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Jonathan Kraft used to perform with exotic animals in Las Vegas. Now he rehabilitates animals in Arizona-based animal sanctuary called Keepers Of The Wild

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Locally Grown in Arizona’s Regina Revazova speaks with Daria Orozco, workforce expert and career coach. Daria owns and operates a franchise of Express Employment Professionals. We sat down to talk employment, the state of our local economy and what to expect.

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I remember once being targeted by a social media campaign for IV Hydration Therapy advertisement. So one day this very interactive video shows up on my social feed and it stated something like, hey, do you live in Arizona and have a bit of a hangover after on weekends time to time? We can actually show up at your home and do our magic to help you to be as good as new!

So that was really interesting to me for a few reasons: number o...

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Dynamic Water Technologies COO Michael Boyko explains why we should be more mindful of water usage, what technologies are readily available to save water and why we’re not adapting them fast enough

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Michael Zalle, the CEO of the YellowBird, discusses the concept behind YellowBird, how it came to be, what problems it solves, how it works, health and safety in the age of COVID and more.

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We have a charity here in Arizona that helps moms battling cancer. It’s a special kind of organization that creates a community and a support network for mothers that really need it. We sat down with the founder, Lauren Dani...

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October 15, 2020

When Lorraine’s daughter, Amanda, barely twelve, passed away after fighting two cancers, Lorraine founded a nonprofit, Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. Lorraine says Amanda had these dreams - things she saw missing while going through treatments.. things she wanted other kids in her situation to have. For example, Amanda dreamed that one day she would design a fun clothing line for kids that go through chemo treatments. 

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1MISSION builds homes for people in extreme poverty, mainly in Mexico. And people that are living in these houses - they don’t just help building them, they also need to “earn it.” To talk more about it I sat down with David Strathman, partnership director, 1MISSION

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