Certified Wine Judge Kristen Lindelow Gives CoolBot Two Thumbs Up

Kristen Lindelow has your dream job. She’s a wine judge. Yes, you read that right. She gets paid to travel around the world, taste wine and then rate it. But she wasn’t always such a lush (kidding!). Once upon a time, Kristen had a full time career as an operations manager for Underground Atlanta, Inc. before moving to Orlando where …

Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation Program Update August 2018: Recap Q&A With Brian Lysaught

For the past year and a half, Brian Lysaught has been Store It Cold’s Director of International Business, utilizing a grant from Feed the Future Partnering For Innovation and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This government program is designed to work with privately held companies for innovative technologies to help small agribusinesses and farmers. Brian and his …

Introducing the CoolBot Pro: Interview with Store It Cold CEO Brian Murphy

Once upon a time, farmer Ron Kholsa and his college roommate Timothy, an Engineer from Cornell University, tried tinkering around with an A/C unit, attempting to trick it into cooling down to 34 degrees.. Lo and behold, it worked! Now — twelve years and 50K satisfied customers later — Store It Cold has revolutionized the way small business owners, farmers, …

Tiny Farm Duluth: Eddy Gilmore’s Midlife Crisis Success Story

Eddy Gilmore has led a fairly interesting life. In fact, you can read about it in his book The Emancipation of a Buried Man, in which he vividly describes growing up as a child of an extreme hoarder. In a nutshell, Eddy can be described as a part-time writer, a part-time farmer and a full-time father of twins living in …

Alyssa Sager Transitions From Tech to Flowers With CoolBot

Alyssa Sager is pretty much brand new to the floral industry. Nothing about her professional background might have alluded to her current line of work. She’s bounced around a lot — geographically speaking — from Washington DC to Hawaii, where she learned the art of lei making and flower crowns, which she found to be “fun and joyous and awesome.” …

Three’s a Charm: ISUN Visions Keeps Wildcrafted Skincare Products & Raw Ingredients Fresh With 3 CoolBot WICs

Bunnie Gulick is the brains behind the operation of ISUN Visions LLC. She’s the creator of the company that’s been producing organic, wildcrafted skincare products for the last decade. While you may see all sorts of heady soaps, lotions and formulas available on the shelves of the Whole Foods these days, Bunnie has been leading the forefront of the movement …

Lost & Found: CoolBot Helps Lost Bear Brews Owner Nick Hegge Transform Garage Into Microbrewery

Nick Hegge has been homebrewing his own beer for about a decade. At first, he would work out of his kitchen with a bucket, but his hobby quickly expanded to take over his whole garage. Now brewing encompasses a “good portion of his life,” according to Nick, who’s a video producer by day and homebrewer/super dad by night. (His two …

Swedish Rancher/Physics Professor Now Most Popular Guy In Town, Thanks to His CoolBot WIC

Peter Nordlander relocated from Sweden to the United States in 1986, first working for IBM in New York before ultimately ending up in South Texas, where he works as a physics professor at Rice University. Here, Peter purchased a ranch about 200 miles south of Houston and embraced his own version of the American Dream: becoming a rancher. Peter and …

Hogtied With Michael Crain

Michael Crain was inspired during his time spent working in the meat department of his local grocery store in Doniphan, Missouri. He loved his work and dreamed of having his own personal meat shop where he would raise the animals himself, controlling precisely what they ate and ensuring no antibiotics contaminated his product, generating healthier food for himself and his …