Fermentation + CoolBot – Salt And Savour Owner David Edmonson Uses DIY Refrigeration to Perfect Sauerkraut Flavor & Freshness

David Edmondson arrived at a point in his life where it was time to make some personal dietary changes. In doing so, he taught himself a lot about nutrition and the benefits of probiotics. “Turns out we all need that stuff,” he laughed. David loves to experiment in the kitchen, so he got himself some books on fermentation and got …

CoolBot Keeps Natalie Gill’s Flowers Fresh In San Diego Heat

About five years ago, Natalie Gill found herself sitting at her corporate job in Human Resources. She recalls the moment vividly: “I was like, I can not take one more day of doing this,” she tells us. “I need to figure out something else for my life.” So she wrote herself a list. I want to: Work with my hands …

Inside Look at a Santa Barbara Funeral Home

Disclaimer: This blog post is about the funeral industry business. It includes topics like death and cremation. If this type of subject matter makes you uncomfortable, we suggest you don’t continue reading. When we inquired how Dan Flynn originally got into the death business, he laughed. “I lost a bet!” he tells us. Dan knows a whole lot about death. …

Certified Wine Judge Kristen Lindelow Gives CoolBot Two Thumbs Up

Kristen Lindelow has your dream job. She’s a wine judge. Yes, you read that right. She gets paid to travel around the world, taste wine and then rate it. But she wasn’t always such a lush (kidding!). Once upon a time, Kristen had a full time career as an operations manager for Underground Atlanta, Inc. before moving to Orlando where …

Introducing the CoolBot Pro: Interview with Store It Cold CEO Brian Murphy

Once upon a time, farmer Ron Kholsa and his college roommate Timothy, an Engineer from Cornell University, tried tinkering around with an A/C unit, attempting to trick it into cooling down to 34 degrees.. Lo and behold, it worked! Now — twelve years and 50K satisfied customers later — Store It Cold has revolutionized the way small business owners, farmers, …

Tiny Farm Duluth: Eddy Gilmore’s Midlife Crisis Success Story

Eddy Gilmore has led a fairly interesting life. In fact, you can read about it in his book The Emancipation of a Buried Man, in which he vividly describes growing up as a child of an extreme hoarder. In a nutshell, Eddy can be described as a part-time writer, a part-time farmer and a full-time father of twins living in …

Alyssa Sager Transitions From Tech to Flowers With CoolBot

Alyssa Sager is pretty much brand new to the floral industry. Nothing about her professional background might have alluded to her current line of work. She’s bounced around a lot — geographically speaking — from Washington DC to Hawaii, where she learned the art of lei making and flower crowns, which she found to be “fun and joyous and awesome.” …

Three’s a Charm: ISUN Visions Keeps Wildcrafted Skincare Products & Raw Ingredients Fresh With 3 CoolBot WICs

Bunnie Gulick is the brains behind the operation of ISUN Visions LLC. She’s the creator of the company that’s been producing organic, wildcrafted skincare products for the last decade. While you may see all sorts of heady soaps, lotions and formulas available on the shelves of the Whole Foods these days, Bunnie has been leading the forefront of the movement …

Lost & Found: CoolBot Helps Lost Bear Brews Owner Nick Hegge Transform Garage Into Microbrewery

Nick Hegge has been homebrewing his own beer for about a decade. At first, he would work out of his kitchen with a bucket, but his hobby quickly expanded to take over his whole garage. Now brewing encompasses a “good portion of his life,” according to Nick, who’s a video producer by day and homebrewer/super dad by night. (His two …