College Brothers Make Climbing Gear in Chattanooga
Kelsey and Conner Scott's apartment boasts anything but your typical college student's living room. "We took home ec class in high school," Kelsey says. "It was kind of as a joke class to get an easy A and not do much work. We learned how to sew in there."
"We got into climbing right as we learned how to sew," his brother Conner says, "and I said 'Oh, we can totally make chalk bags.'"
Now these two brothers operate Granola Products out of their shared apartment. "I funded it myself so we had to start really small," Kelsey says.
Soon business spiked, and interest in the brothers products could only climb.
"We make backpacks, the chalk bags and chalk pots for climging, also coffee kits," Kelsey explains.
And the brother say they couldn't ask for a more perfect place. "It's probably the biggest outdoor community in the United States. We feel like Chattanooga's the best opportunity we could have stumbled into."
To visit the Granola products website, click here.
By: Latricia Thomas
Business and economic reports scheduled this week
WASHINGTON (AP) -- This is a shortened trading week with the stock and bond markets closed on Christmas Day.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
SONY HACK - ADMINISTRATION RESPONSE
HONOLULU (AP) -- Is the hacking of Sony an act of terrorism?
ASSAULT RIFLE SANTA
CHICO, Calif. (AP) -- Santa's armed -- and that has some people upset in Northern California.
IN THE NEWS: NYPD KILLER RANTED ONLINE BEFORE SHOOTING
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's police commissioner says the gunman who killed two police officers had made online posts that were "very anti-police."