In 2010, Areli Barrera Grodski and her husband, Leon, started their coffee company Cocoa Cinnamon in her mother’s kitchen in the North Carolina mountains. A year later, they moved to Durham, and briefly sold coffee from a tricycle. Two years later, they opened the first of three brick-and-mortar cafes. In 2017, they founded their roastery, Little Waves, inside the third shop. Areli is one of a handful of Latinas who owns coffee cafes and roasts coffee. She was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and immigrated with her Indigenous parents to San Antonio when she was 6 years old. The family eventually settled in Cherokee, North Carolina, rife with Indigenous people (and racist tourists), and her entrepreneurial parents opened up gift shops. For this edition of Voices in Food, Areli told Garin Pirnia about her upbringing, how coffee can be a catalyst for change and how representation matters.
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There’s something about the weather changing that makes you want to spice things up in the hair department.
Fall is a time for experimenting with new cuts, colors, and styles, which is why this list will provide you with a little inspiration to get you started.
Here are six hair and makeup styles to try for the new season. Get shopping for some new hair & makeup supplies and see what you can come up with.
- Fishtail braid
This style always makes a comeback at this time of year. It’s a great way to protect your hair from the weather while also looking like a country-chic cowgirl. Check out this tutorial to see how you can achieve the look. Or, go one step further with a French fishtail braid.
Flip the braid to one side for the perfect, laid-back style.
- Half top knot
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