Angela Brooks, 38
Owner of Mootown Creamery
I wanted to do something on my own.
I thought purchasing Mootown Creamery was perfect — not just for me, but also for my children.
I have four daughters and I thought what a great thing that we can do as a family.
They can learn all the things that there is about running a business, while empowering them and teaching them work skills.
Berea has a huge small business population and a lot of us are women owners.
When the pandemic hit, we all linked arms, we worked together, we promoted each other, we came up with different things to try and help each other out.
Berea is a really supportive community with small businesses. There are small business departments within the city that can help — there are grants available and different programs and things that really help businesses especially if you’re starting out.
A spot that comes to mind is Three Girls Cupcake Shoppe. They’re located on the Berea Triangle. She’s got some kids as well and her business is relatively new. She’s got all sorts of delicious treats, sweets and cupcakes.