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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

2018 WOMEN IN BUSINESS

MONICA MAZAKIS

Food hut fuses many passions into popular spot FOR THE NEWS-MINER

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onica Mazakis describes what she serves from her Just the Tips food hut on the corner of College Road and Aurora Drive as “really a fusion of my

passions.� “Foraging and sharing with the community my passion for educating people on local botanicals, local berries, and local body care,� she said. “And food.� Business at the drive-up hut,

which opened July 28, has already exceeded her expectations, Mazakis said. “After two weeks I had 300 people show up. It was just me standing here and I said, ‘I can do this.’� Just the Tips is the culmination of a journey that began 11 years ago when

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Mazakis had a newborn son with sensitive skin and began treating him with remedies she made from locally foraged plants. She was working at Blueberry Baby at the time, and her boss offered to carry her products. From this Mazakis launched her other

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business, Alaskan Earth Mama. Mazakis subsequently worked at the Home Grown Market, where she met many local farmers. These connections were vital for her new venture. Mazakis serves

         

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2018 Women in Business  

Special section highlighting woman who own or manage businesses in Fairbanks, Alaska

2018 Women in Business  

Special section highlighting woman who own or manage businesses in Fairbanks, Alaska

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