Latest Episodes

Sourcing Spices: Burlap & Barrel
June 06, 2021

Colleen and Carolyn travel to Jackson Heights, Queens, NY to the home of Ethan Frisch. Together, they converse on the farmer's role in the value chain, and the clear differences in flavor between freshly harvested spices and those that sit in...

Sourcing Rice: Momoko Nakamura, "Rice Girl"
November 27, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn discuss rice as a global staple. Colleen meets with Momoko at Sourceress HQ to discuss the evolution away from traditional, natural methods of growing rice in her home country of Japan. Early on her sourcing journey, this episode...

Sourcing Oysters: Real Oyster Cult
November 13, 2019

Carolyn and Colleen discuss why they chose this international perspective, as our neighbors to the north create a supply chain on a national level. Alison joins Carolyn to discuss the evolution of the legalized market, organic farming practices,...

Sourcing Cannabis: 48North
October 24, 2019

Alison Gordon, CEO of the Canadian cannabis company 48North and the Sourceresses discuss the evolution of the legalized market in the country that is our neighbor to the north: organic farming practices, vertical integration, capitalism, and the...

Sourcing Compassion: Sweetleaf Collective & Operation EVAC
October 23, 2019

Cannabis compassion programs are crucial to be included in the legislation as decriminalization and legalization progresses world-wide. Colleen speaks with Joe Airone of the Sweetleaf Collective about his 20+ years sourcing and managing his compassion...

Sourcing Hemp CBD : Tonic CBD
October 22, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn discuss visiting a hemp research center. Brittany joins Carolyn in a conversation about the blossoming hemp and cannabinoid industry in the state of New York. From the pursuit of day-one-equity in legislation, to advancing genetics...

Sourcing Chocolate: Dandelion Chocolate
October 02, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn discuss Dandelion Chocolate’s educational storefront. Greg D'Alensadre pays a visit Sourceress HQ to break down the nuances of the cocoa trade. Colleen and Greg discuss the nuances of sourcing in the global south, and how to be...

Sourcing Tequila: Casa Noble Tequila
September 18, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn dive deep into the burgeoning Tequila industry. Jose "Pepe" Hermosillo shares insights on sustainability, the supply chain from agave to barrel, and commitment to excellence of flavor from his headquarters in Guadalajara, Jalisco,...

Sourcing Tea: In Pursuit of Tea
September 04, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn travel to New York City to sit down for tea service and conversation with Ana at the In Pursuit of Tea headquarters. Together, they discuss tea's colonial ties to silver and opium and learn the intricacies of processing’s impact...

Sourcing Heirloom Corn: Masienda
August 21, 2019

Colleen and Carolyn travel to Masienda headquarters in Los Angeles. They explore NAFTAs significant impact on growerss relationships between the United States and Mexico. Carolyn and Jorge discuss h