Homes and Hops

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Latest Episodes

Ep.57- Mayor Duffet and the City of Canfield
January 17, 2021

Canfield may be a small city, but it’s thinking big about the future and Mayor Richard Duffet is leading the charge. The Mayor joined the podcast this week to talk about his vision for Canfield, plans for the Canfield Green, new developments,

Ep.56- Greg Burbick of Burbick Farms
January 03, 2021

Foodie alert! If you like locally sourced meats, this Episode’s for you. Mentioned before as a local gem by Homes and Hops guests, G Burbick Farms has been in business since 1905, with retail since 1995. Owner Greg Burbick joins Lisa and guest co-host ...

Ep.55- United Way and Women United
December 27, 2020

The United Way may be a national organization, but their impact locally in the Valley cannot be understated.   Stacia Erdos of Mahoning Valley United Way & Sue Filipovich of Women United talk about the nuts and bolts of the United Way,

Ep.54- Sharon Letson, Youngstown CityScape
December 20, 2020

Maybe you’ve gone downtown and noticed new landscaping along the street. Or there’s a feeling that downtown has a nice fresh look to it. Maybe you  found out something about the area you never knew before. Chances are Youngstown CityScape was behind it...

Ep.53- Renee Fuller, Mahoning Valley Second Harvest Food Bank
December 13, 2020

It may not be in plain sight, but every day thousands of families around the Valley struggle to put food on the table. Thankfully there are organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley. Renee Fuller,

Ep.52- Kelli Catullo, Project MKC
December 06, 2020

Project MKC’s motto is “because all deserve to feel special,” and it’s something that truly drives those involved with it to make a difference, like outgoing President Kelli Catullo. From diaper drives to adopt a family during the holiday,

Ep.51- Jane MacMurchy, Animal Charity
November 30, 2020

Leading up to the holidays, we’re spotlighting some of the incredible non-profits in our area. First up is Jane MacMurchy and Animal Charity of Ohio. This organization is near and dear to our hearts, and the work they do to rescue animals and place the...

Ep.50- Derrick McDowell, Youngstown Flea
November 15, 2020

What does it mean to go all in on your vision? To visionary, entrepreneur, Youngstown evangelist, and now commercial property owner Derrick McDowell, it means making a difference and transforming a community.

Ep.49- Bryan Blakeman, Mayor of Columbiana
November 08, 2020

As you may have heard on this podcast, Columbiana is on fire and Mayor Bryan Blakeman is a big part of why. Vision, a willingness to take chances, transparency and collaboration are driving the city forward resulting in one of the hottest areas in the ...

Ep.48- Jason Orzel, The Dusty Ball Bag
November 01, 2020

The Dusty Ball Bag – there’s really not much else to say here, so we suggest you listen to this week’s podcast to hear how owner Jason Orzel came up with the awesome name and put his DIY skills to work to create the ultimate backyard experience in Pola...