Jon Przybyl took over as Proof’s owner just about a year ago, taking on the challenge of producing hundreds of consistent bread loaves and pastries in his garage-turned-bakery.
“If you can make someone’s drink and make their day with that drink,” he said, “then everything else really is irrelevant. If they like a whole lot of foam, no foam at all, 12 sugar packets, whatever, then that’s the right way.”
This soap is one of the most local products at the Phoenix Public Market, made only a mile and a half away from Pierce and Central.
It wasn’t what Kari thought her career would become, but now “I don’t know what else I would do,” she said.
“I like working with honey because it’s not just selling honey,” Eleanor said. “It’s so diverse. As the seasons change, you get different honeys, and every year can be different.”
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“I deliver smiles on Saturday mornings,” she said. “Every single person who comes to my booth and tries a praline, they’re smiling, they’re laughing, they’re having a good time.”
“You just have to run with it and rock it.”
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