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Black-owned San Diego bakery growing in popularity

Black-owned San Diego bakery growing in popularity

ABC News 10's Cassie Carlisle stops by to talk to Maya about Black History Month and her growing business! You can watch the full story here

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Recipe for Success: Meet Maya's Cookies

Recipe for Success: Meet Maya's Cookies

Recipe for Success: Meet Maya's Cookies San Diego-based Maya’s Cookies has skyrocketed in success since its start in farmer’s markets and now ships their sweet treats nationwide and sells them at their bakery/store. NBC 7’s Ashley Matthews speaks with the owner of the vegan shop. View the full story

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Scene in San Diego Podcast – From Savory to Sweet, The Stories Behind Two Small, Homegrown Eateries, Plus Pandemic Debuts

Scene in San Diego Podcast – From Savory to Sweet, The Stories Behind Two Small, Homegrown Eateries, Plus Pandemic Debuts

On this episode of our Scene in San Diego podcast, we take a look at a couple of small, homegrown eateries offering everything from savory to sweet and how they came onto our local dining scene. How are they surviving the pandemic? Joining the conversation today is Bradrick Cooper, owner of Coops West Texas Barbecue in Lemon Grove and Maya Madsen, owner of Maya’s Cookies in the Grantville area. They share their stories of entrepreneurship with us, plus the dedication and love they each put behind their menus. We also look at a few San Diego restaurants that have somehow managed to debut – or, in...

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Meet Maya Madsen: Owner/Founder

Meet Maya Madsen: Owner/Founder

We had the good fortune of connecting with Maya Madsen and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Maya, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?I was in the fitness industry for nearly thirty years and on my “cheat” days, I couldn’t find what I was looking for on the market. I just wanted a crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside gourmet cookie. As a vegan with a sweet tooth, I decided to craft my own recipes. Over the years, I would bring those cookies to my kids’ events, fundraisers and so on and other...

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