The J Spa

The J Spa

Written By: Casie Brabham When Jacqueline Johnson arrived in Eugene eight years ago the transition from South Carolina was difficult.  “It was very difficult to find the basic beauty necessities for people of color in the local area.”  Jacqueline set out to remedy the...
Anjuna Medicine

Anjuna Medicine

Written By: Casie Brabham The seed of Anjuna Medicine was sewn when partners Nathan Heide and Erin Ward were attending the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego.  After graduating, they both headed off in different directions; Nathan to Portland Oregon to...
Cornbread Café

Cornbread Café

The Cornbread Cafe Sheree Walters’ vegetarian grandmother was the inspiration for Cornbread Café, a Eugene restaurant serving southern-inspired vegan comfort food. “She taught me how to cook, so I grew up eating all kinds of vegetarian things,” Sheree said. A photo of...
Good Clean Love

Good Clean Love

Small Business Management Program Helps Build National Brand Wendy Strgar started making all-natural personal lubricants in her Eugene kitchen in 2003 in the hopes of finding a product that would work for her and her husband. What she created was a line of organic...
Sixth Street Grill

Sixth Street Grill

Written By: Suzanne Penegor & Casie Brabham Co-owner Linda Addison, of the Sixth Street Gastro Pub & Grill in downtown Eugene, said Gary Smith’s Small Business Management program at the Lane Small Business Development Center “made you stop and...