Three Knoxville makers share their passions and reasons for shopping local.
Health insurance has long been a stumbling block for small business owners and their employees. Perhaps with the advent of association health plans and SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) health insurance plans, this issue will trip up fewer makers and others on their way to making a living doing what they love.
There’s a lot of buzz these days about Knoxville’s creative manufacturers and connecting them with the architects and designers who oversee new construction or retrofit old structures. It’s the same sort of buzz that surrounded the farm-to-table movement when restaurants began sourcing their ingredients locally.