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Saturday May 28th

Business



Hunter Bolesky (left) and Brandon Srinath (right) are the owners of Botana-Cart, a mobile botanical shop that operates in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area.

Mobile botanical shop Botana-Cart rolls out products 'of this Earth,' including Delta-8

Hunter Bolesky and Brandon Srinath aren’t average businessmen. They’re the co-owners of Botana-Cart, a bicycle-powered botanical shop.  Their cart, which sports a marijuana leaf, serves the Chapel Hill and Carrboro area. Botana-Cart sells locally sourced, plant-based products from its cart, which can be spotted around Franklin Street on weekend nights, and via delivery. Among the company's product offerings is Delta-8, a cannabis compound. 

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An employee of Little Waves Cafe speaks with a customer on April 9, 2021.

Areli Barrera de Grodski aims to uplift and diversify with her coffee business

“It is great to see all the women working alongside Areli,” Valeria Barrera, Barrera de Grodski's  sister and bookkeeper at Little Waves said. “They are really involved in the business and community and its been very encouraging to see the way that the women like to get into the coffee business, from the history to the small details such like the way coffee beans are grown and where they come from.”

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