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A BPF Book Review: Masters of Craft

A BPF Book Review: Masters of Craft

In Masters of Craft, Ocejo focuses on four of the myriad new “artisanal professions” – bartending, distilling, barbering and butchering. His in depth look at these four crafts provides a narrow but fascinating perspective on how the millennial generations, many of which are just entering the workforce, are grappling with a post-industrial economy that has seen many traditional career paths disrupted or eliminated entirely.

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A BPF View: Craft Breweries

A Bigger Pie View: Craft Breweries

Thanks to an upcoming change in Mississippi law, craft brewers in the Magnolia State will be able to tap deeper into a growing national market.

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Craft Breweries: An Upside Opportunity

Craft Breweries: An Upside Opportunity

If Mississippi towns and cities are going to keep pace in the 21st century they need regulatory frameworks that are friendly to post-industrial entrepreneurs and the businesses they create.

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The Evolution of Fondren

The Evolution of Fondren

Top down or bottom up? Which works? Fondren’s business center north of the University Medical Center works.

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