Discover Monadnock’s Business Growth Stories highlight inspirational employers, small businesses, entrepreneurs and resources. We hope that these stories demonstrate the range of opportunity that exists in the region – from the more urban city of Keene to the more rural New Hampshire towns and villages in the Monadnock region – and how business leaders capitalize on local resources to create jobs.
Growth Stories: Monadnock Oil and Vinegar
Monadnock Oil and Vinegar is a gorgeous small store and tasting room in Peterborough, NH that sells oils, vinegars, herbs, salts, cheese, jams and jellies. Monadnock Oil and Vinegar was founded by Korey Snow and Kim Homoleski in late 2013. The couple who are avid farmers themselves became interested in oils and vinegars when they learned …
Growth Stories: Beeze Tees
Beeze Tees is a screen printing shop in Keene, NH that prides itself on competitive pricing, attention to detail and quick turn around. Four years ago, it’s founder, Tim Pipp, started the company out of his basement while attending Keene State College. After graduating, Pipp moved the business to a 700 sq foot space on Emerald street …
Growth Stories: Hannah Grimes
The Hannah Grimes Center is a nonprofit that focuses on educating, supporting and assisting entrepreneurs and community builders in the Monadnock region. This work is done in a larger effort to foster a thriving and sustainable local economy. To achieve its mission, the Hannah Grimes Center offers a wide range of business development programs and …
Growth Stories: MB Massage Westmoreland, NH
MB Message Westmoreland, NH is a holistic message therapy studio. The studio is owned and operated by Melisa Blanchard who is trained in Swedish, Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Sports, Reflexology, Lymphatic and Circulatory Massage. She attended The New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts School of Massage Therapy, an intensive 800 hour massage program. To learn more …
Growth Stories: Shaker Style, Harrisville NH
Shaker Style in Harrisville, NH is a family run business offering handcrafted Shaker furniture. Shaker furniture is distinct style of furniture craftsmanship that focuses on simplicity, utility and quality. A Shaker furniture builder since 1989, Stephen Barlow is a third generation wood worker. Barlow started his business out of his garage in Peterborough and had …
Growth Stories: New England Everyday Goods, Jaffrey NH
New England Everyday Goods is a unique retail store that sells practical products made in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Founded in 2010, by Jim and Susan Therriault in a small 400 square foot location in Peterborough, NH, the shop did so well that they needed to buy a sprawling 11,000 square foot …
Monadnotes: Meet Michael Blake
(This post was original posted on Monadnotes.com) It was one of those way too familiar Friday nights this winter – weekend storm coming, better get out while you can. So I headed over to Sunflowers at the end of the dinner hour and was greeted by Michael Blake playing electric guitar. His selections included some rock, …
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