Every day we have a choice. We can support an up and coming podcaster, try a new family-run restaurant, join a boutique gym started by a local fitness champ or we could keep giving away our money to the handful of giants who already control so much of our commerce. Our daily decisions impact the kind world we live in; if we want a world where small businesses are growing and artists and creatives are thriving then we should support them with our time, money and attention. We’re proud to highlight inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs each week in Hidden Gems series. Check out some of Far West Dallas’s gems below.
Ernestina “Ernie” Flores
I would spend my Saturdays glued to the TV and then would try to remake the recipes in my mom’s kitchen. Sometimes recipes would turn out good and other times it would be a total flop. Read more>>
I walked into Years To Your Health just under 26 years ago. As soon as I came in, I was in love. It smelled amazing, and there were probably 1000 jars of herbs lining the walls of the “Herb Room.” I thought to myself, “This is what I want to do with my life.” And that was it. I saw that they had a hiring sign up, so I told the lady behind the register to throw away the rest of the applications because they were going to hire me. Read more>>