beStella’s Andrea Byrne meets Susan Young who, with her father George, started microgreen specialist B&B Basil in 2000. The business has grown to employ 40 people and has taken the region’s restaurant scene to the next level. However, what Bendigo sees is only the tip of the iceberg, about 3% of the produce, with 70-80% […]
It’s fair to say that we have been a little up and down of late, experiencing a touch of the old struggle-ville. If we’re honest it’s been a bit like one step forward and two steps back and sometimes progress feels plain old slow.
For the last 10 years, Hayley Morcom’s life has revolved around what she thought was the perfect career in journalism and radio announcing. It all changed recently when the 29 year old grew the courage to leave it all behind and chase her real dreams. Hayley is now based in Bendigo and the founding director of […]
beStella meets founders Peta Purcell and Rowena Campbell of mother + joey who discovered a hole in the market existed for a contemporary take on ‘twinning’. So as entrepreneurs do, they created something tasteful and classic for mums and their bubs which would appeal to an audience beyond the ‘matchy matchy’ community, that didn’t already […]
“I’d like to hope that I make the salon run a bit smoother,” Jools for Jim Manager Jemma jokes. Anyone familiar with the Jools for Jim Salon in Bendigo will know it truly is a smooth experience. Jools for Jim or JFJ for short, is an iconic salon renowned for expertise, individuality, style and strong […]
beStella is back for 2017 and we are super excited about what’s in store. After a huge 2016 we took some time out to reflect on the past year and enjoy the Christmas and New Year period with family and friends.
“Whole” is how mum of three, Vanessa Healy, now describes how she feels after finally taking the plunge to set up her own business in personal styling just over 12 months ago. Based in the small regional town of Maldon, this super mum runs two very sophisticated businesses, Lucidify Consulting and Your Style Guide, and […]