Going the Distance

10 businesses. 4 weeks. 1 community.

We’re profiling 10 Capital at Play alumni as they navigate entrepreneurship in the time of COVID. Every week we’ll bring you updates on what they’re doing to adapt, week-by-week data shifts, and insight into their impact on our community.


Meet the Businesses

Manufacturing

🍛 East Fork Pottery | Manufacturers of Insta-famous pottery, profiled Jan. 2019

🍫 French Broad Chocolates | Makers & vendors of blessed chocolate, profiled May 2018 

Retail

🎵 Harvest Records | West Asheville’s hippest (& only) record shop, profiled Oct. 2016

Hospitality

🥩 Vivian | River Arts Districts fancy-but-fun eatery, profiled May 2018

🍸 Sovereign Remedies | Charlie Hodge, multi-bar owner, profiled March 2020

🥘 Chai Pani | Award-winning Indian cuisine, profiled in April 2020 

Alcohol

🥃  Cultivated Cocktails | Classy distiller of rum, gin, whiskey, profiled Sept. 2017

Agriculture

💐 Carolina Flowers | Marshall-based flower farm & retailer, profiled Aug. 2019

Wellness

🧘🏼‍♀️ Asheville Yoga Center | Epicenter of the Asheville yoga scene, profiled Feb. 2018

Tech

🍺 CraftPeak | E-commerce for craft breweries, profiled Sept. 2019