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Thirsty for Knowledge (Episode #304)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Gary and the crew travel to Connecticut to visit with Denisha, the owner of Plucked Admissions, an easy and sufficient website that aids high school students in searching and applying to colleges. Then they head over to Plymouth, Michigan to talk to the James' sisters, who founded Drought Juice, an organic line of raw juices that helps nourish customers.

Spirits Lifted (Episode #303)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Gary and the crew travel to New Haven, Connecticut to talk to Stacey, the owner of Air Temple Arts, an uplifting and challenging way to exercise and practice circus arts. Then they swing by Providence, Rhode Island to talk to Aaron and Hannah, the co-founders of Sproutel, a company that makes Jerry the Bear to help educate children on diabetes.

Maple Alley (Episode #302)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Gary and the crew head to Vermont to talk to Dori the owner of Tonewood, a unique business that collaborates with expert sugar makers to create single source, unblended maple products. Then they head over to Hamtramck, Michigan to talk to Chris, the owner of Fowling Warehouse, a business centered around his homemade backyard sport that combines football and bowling. Watch how he's creating a movement that's bound to become a new national pasttime.

Coupon Cutter (Episode #301)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Gary and the crew travel to Detroit, MI to talk to Sebastian, the owner of Social Club Grooming Company. Watch how he realized his dream of being a business owner and is changing the face of the classic barbershop. Then they swing by Buffalo, NY to talk to Patrick who created City Dining Cards, a business that's putting a new spin on traditional couponing. Watch how he is creating value for consumers and local businesses.

It Looks Good On You (Episode #113)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC, to meet with Roger and Bryan, the founders of "Pleasant Pops," a brand of paletas, a traditional Mexican frozen treat, that come in over 100 flavors and are made from ingredients that are locally sources. They then head to Detroit MI to meet with Dai, who started Astro Coffee, a hip single-brew coffee house that offer's local and seasonal selections. And last, they swing by Chicago, IL to chat with Phil, who started "Doejo," a digital agency that's helping startups and brands build momentum.

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