In 1993 a couple from Chicago who fell in love with Mississippi's rich and diverse culture decided they would buy a small cafe in Jackson. Today, we know that cafe as Cups. Now they have 11 different locations across the state. On this episode, Janice Cameron, who owns Cups with her husband, talks about using her love for art, coffee, music, and community as a catalyst for building a thriving local business here in Mississippi.
Here in Jackson, Ferriss+Co founder and interior designer Mary Sanders Ferris is making her mark. Her knack for creative and functional aesthetics have really set the stage for the growing restaurant scene in the Jackson Metro area. Babalu, Fine and Dandy, and Cultivation Food Hall are just a part of her impressive portfolio. Mary Sanders discusses thriving in a competitive and volatile career field and gives insight on how she and her team make it happen.