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Jo couldn’t find any breakfasts that suited her dietary requirements. So she started her own business.

Calm Within Foods is a range of granolas that are a deliciously crunchy blend of real nuts, seeds, and quinoa that make a healthy snack for the whole family.

Experimenting with flavours at local chicken shop helped Chris follow his passion

With a treasure trove of mouth-watering marinades and sauces, The Marinade Man turns ordinary meals into extraordinary feasts.

Creative blacksmith re purposes scrap metal into works of art

Paddy brings much of his experience to workshops and classes around Latrobe City, most notably the Arc in Yinnar.

This couple found their creative outlet during the pandemic and have never looked back

Husband and wife duo Reuben and Alysha made the country change to Boolarra a few years ago and started their own home-based business.

Fresh blooms straight from the farm kick started this florists business journey

Amber started Blooms on the Hill after being inspired by a Pinterest photo online full of buckets of dahlias.

Quirky fabrics and wheat bags helped this business owner deal with pain

Growing up in Gippsland, Kylie started making her own wheat bags after being diagnosed with endometriosis.

Jewellery designer creates joyful maximalism inspired by nature

Kate is a jewellery and textile designer who loves to create extravagantly colourful patterns on her versatile range of accessories – including tea towels, headscarves and earrings.

Local home-based bake house inspires through visually stunning desserts

Remi & Florence Bakehouse specialise in luxury cookies and cakes, all custom designed and handmade to compliment your special day.

Taylah quit her job to make scrunchies. Now she’s a huge success.

Taylah Rose currently has over 68,000 followers on her Youtube channel detailing how she preps for market days and other creative vlogs.

Candle business begins as a story of hope

The King’s Candle evolved from a story of resilience, strength and hope where the most beautiful flickers of light can appear throughout the hardest trials in life.

Henselite Victorian Open 2024

If you’re a lover of bowls or interested in watching the sport, the Henselite Victorian Open is your answer!   Even if you don’t know much about bowls, the event will provide a fun community atmosphere for all to enjoy.    The Henselite Victorian Open is Bowls Victoria’s premier state event. It’s the largest bowls event in […]

Local Startup Business Driving Latrobe City’s Ecosystem

Latrobe City Council has supported local businesses and and provided resources they need to grow and succeed. Through the LaunchVic Regional Startup Fund, Startup Gippsland is delivering the Startup Gippsland Ecosystem Activation Program over a two-year period. The Program will encourage the development of a self-supporting startup ecosystem in Gippsland by bringing together alumni, mentors, […]