All posts by: Kai Oliver-Kurtin

The Unique Challenges Of Running A Business When You’re Hard Of Hearing

by in food September 23, 2021

Rebecca Zisser/HuffPost Rancher Jamie Mickelson has been raising and caring for beef cattle since she was 9 years old. Now, as the founder of Sonoma Mountain Beef Co., Mickelson runs her family’s cattle farm on their fifth-generation Sonoma, California, ranch that produces fresh and frozen beef products. Mickelson, who is hard of hearing, successfully manages […]

This Chef Is Empowering LA’s Elderly Asian Community In The Most Delicious Way

by in food September 17, 2021

HuffPost Linda Sivrican is the owner of Sesame, a thoughtfully curated Los Angeles neighborhood superette (or small supermarket) in the heart of Chinatown that sells Asian specialty products from various Asian-owned brands. She’ll soon be opening an eatery in nearby Long Beach called Sesame Dinette that serves Vietnamese and Pan-Asian dishes that are mostly vegan […]