What started as a thesis project in 2013 has become an award-winning social venture and disruptor in the beverage industry. Wize Monkey takes unused coffee leaves during the 9-month-long off-season, trains farmers to ferment and craft them into premium teas, and sells them nationally in North America and across the globe via online. Not only have their products taken home ‘Best New Product’ at the World Tea Expo, but they’ve also won prestigious awards like the NEXTY Award for ‘Best Mission-Driven Natural Product’ and Small Business BC ‘Best International Trade Award’.Read More
The Simple Kitchen offers tasty and wholesome meals made with fresh, unprocessed ingredients and superfoods. If you're ever in Toronto, I highly suggest visiting!Read More
Alison Westlake is the Visionary Woman who Founded Coriander Girl (A Flower Shop, Instagram Account & Lifestyle Brand)Read More
Amelia and Matt have been making hard cider since 2012, after they fell in love with the beverage in London, England. After successfully completing their post-secondary education, Matt and Amelia visited London, England. While they were exploring the culture in London, they stumbled upon traditional hard apple cider. From then on, they were hooked.Read More
This week on the show I’m chatting with April + Edward from Zen & Tonic Wellness Clinic,
Zen & Tonic is a wellness space located in Toronto that began in 2016 when April & Edward decided to follow their dreams and turn their passion for wellness into a beautiful community hub.
They both shared the deep desire to educate individuals on the power of natural medicine, and ultimately, make a positive difference. So, With similar intentions, they set out on a journey to help others lead healthier, happier lives through a wellness space called Zen & Tonic.
Their philosophy is about the use of both Eastern and Western modalities for treatments and the effectiveness of your healing. The synergistic healing powers of these alternative therapies will help propel your journey back to balance.
Be sure to check out the show notes at www.kelseyreidl.com for photos of the space and a great recap of the podcast.
If you’e EVER thought about starting your own health space, wellness clinic, or fitness studio - I would highly recommend listening to this podcast or sharing it with a friend.
We chat about: Entrepreneurship, their East meets West philosophy, why April decided to leave her corporate job in pursuit of Zen & Tonic, and SO MUCH MORE!Read More