Unique line of cultured cashew cheezes

Watch Episode 42 with Natasha Chalmers

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Meet Natasha Chalmers; Founder & CEO of Maple & Manchester. 

With a passion for the vegan foodie experience, Natasha and her husband Damian set out to create a unique craft line of cultured cashew cheezes that pair beautifully with the wines of the Okanagan region. In addition to cultured cheezes, Maple & Manchester offer a line of creamy sauces and decadent cashew cheezecakes. Damian hailing from Manchester, England brought his 12 years of experience in the food service industry to the table where Natasha then introduced him to the world of vegan foods at which time they then began their own vegan journey. You’ll love this perfect match journey where food & culture started worlds apart and have now molded as one! 

Maple & Manchester Founder & CEO Natasha Chalmers highlights and discusses: 

  • How husband Damian and she have never looked back and continue to utilize their immense experience while revolutionizing the cultured cheeze industry.
  • Where the business journey started as the hardest thing to overcome the love of cheese when starting her plant-based journey over 11 years ago.

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Michelle Dennedy brought us an incredibly insightful interview with her impressive business history. She discusses the importance of bravery and how this will lay the path of everything

you need in business. Michelle shares her story of why she wasn’t able to be herself at home and the story of how her kids “walked through the fire with her”.


On this interview you will learn:
– The importance of looking at the people who are propelling your career
– Preparing and planning for when things go wrong
– Understanding culture
– What the business world expects of women
– Being judged as a women raising money
– The power of stopping the ??? at the end of your statements (hesitancy)
– A POWERFUL secret that will vastly improve your leadership
– What it takes to be a Vice-President of a company
– The reality of rising through the ranks of a company (Game Of Thrones-esque battles)
– The 3 L’s of Leadership
– Critical secrets to partnerships