INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

Photos by : Kelsey Walters, property of East Coast Current In January 2021, Tom and Maria Heath retired after 31.5 years in business at Heath’s Natural Foods. The Heaths originally purchased the store from Tom’s Aunt and Uncle Winifred and Frank (Jim) Taylor in June of 1989. The business was started in 1970 on Flagler Avenue. Several moves and additions later, it is now located … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

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INSIDE LOOK: Cutting EDGE Oils

Q: What inspired you to open Cutting EDGE Oils in New Smyrna Beach? A: Back in 2012, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I am happy to say that I’ve been cancer free for coming up on eight years now. After my cancer, I was put on so many different anxiety and sleeping medications and after years of being on them, I just started looking … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Cutting EDGE Oils

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INSIDE LOOK: Atlantic Wellness Center

At the Atlantic Wellness Center, you can expect focused attention from experienced professionals. Their expert staff has been helping patients rediscover and maintain their optimum health for over 25 years. They specialize in a non-surgical approach to focus on alleviating your pain from your very first visit.  Atlantic Wellness Center’s fully equipped, multi-functional facility allows them to target and help your painful conditions immediately.  Meet … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Atlantic Wellness Center

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INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

Q&A with Co-Owners Alonda McCarty & Chelsea Preston Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did you open your doors? A: June 2019 Q: What exactly is The Florida Local? A: The Florida Local is a happy little sip and shop artisan market and specialty coffee bar focused on selling Florida-made products and brands. We represent over 50 different artisans from … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters The Team:  We all do pretty much everything. That way if someone needs to stay home, the chocolate making continues. However, each of us has our specialties. Kathryn: While we all come up with ideas for new flavors, it’s Kathryn’s job, as chocolatier, to make them work. Like formulating each of the different alcohol fillings we use … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company

INTERVIEW WITH ERIN TAYLOR & GREG ADKINS Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: What exactly does Ormond Bee Company do?  A: This really falls into three categories: rescue, rehabilitation and relocation. Initially, we’ll rescue the unwanted hive. Afterward, we’ll maintain that hive to ensure the colony is gentle enough to handle yet strong enough to survive on its own. Once we reach that milestone, we then … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company

INSIDE LOOK: Travis Ford, NSB Homes

Lifestyle Realtor – “Living the Dream” Q: How long have you lived in New Smyrna Beach and what brought you here? A: I grew up in Ponce Inlet so I was always pretty close. We came and surfed this side a lot as kids. I was lucky enough that my job with Billabong allowed me to move around in my 20s and 30s. I lived … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Travis Ford, NSB Homes