Mullinger meets entrepreneur Jolene Laskey. Jolene is the founder and president of Wabanaki Maple, a 100% Indigenous female-owned maple syrup manufacturer at the edge of Neqotkuk, also known as Tobique First Nation. She was inspired to create this business based on what we are lucky enough to have access to here on the East Coast of Canada. She explains how her locally sourced syrup is aged in repurposed oak barrels acquired from Kentucky whisky distilleries and how she has attracted people to the region, the ways that the Atlantic Canadian business community has supported her and how she continues to grow.
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