Business Spotlight: Puffy Pandy

Meet Donna Chan, the owner of Puffy Pandy in the White Center neighborhood of Seattle. Donna found her pastry beginnings at Macadons, a macaron-centered café that started as a pop-up. Donna then opened Puffy Pandy, her own panda-themed dessert café in the heart of White Center. Puffy Pandy serves adorable cream puffs, macarons, and puddings...
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Business Spotlight: Copper Kettle Coffee Bar

  Meet Christina Dong, the owner of Copper Kettle Coffee Bar in Bellevue, Washington. Offering fresh, organic free-trade coffee by Sleepy Monk Coffee from Cannon Beach and pastries from Macrina Bakery & Cafe, this cute cafe is the perfect spot to stop and enjoy the views of the garden. Enjoy snacking on a sandwich while sitting on...
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Business Spotlight: HeartBeet Organic Superfoods Cafe

Meet Monica Colgan, the owner of HeartBeet Organic Superfoods Cafe in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood. Monica’s cafe, which specializes in raw, plant-based foods, moved to Queen Anne in 2018 after a decade in the Roosevelt neighborhood. Visit HeartBeet to snack on everything from...
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Business Spotlight: Peau De Loup

Meet Adelle Renaud and Erin McLeod, the owners of Peau De Loup in Vancouver, British Columbia. Frustrated with the fashion industry, Adelle and Erin took matters into their own hands and designed a button-down for women and non-binary folks. At Peau De Loup, they have continued to expand their catalog of clothes that break the binary barriers...
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Business Spotlight: The Naked Grocer

Meet Jayne Truesdell, the owner of The Naked Grocer in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, WA. The Naked Grocer, a “waste-less” grocery store, prioritizes sustainability by supporting environmentally responsible producers, avoiding single-use plastic packaging, and sourcing food as locally as possible. You’ll find an inventory...
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Vanishing Seattle Women’s History Month Takeover

In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Intentionalist team joined forces with Cynthia of Vanishing Seattle, a media movement that documents displaced and disappearing small businesses and cultures of Seattle. The Vanishing Seattle Women's History Month Takeover highlights 3...
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Business Spotlight: Labels Consignment

Meet Nicole and Shayla Lorio, the owners of Labels Consignment in Seattle’s Phinney-Greenwood neighborhood. Labels Consignment has been providing fashionable and affordable second-hand women’s clothing for over three decades! The boutique first opened its doors in 1988 and is family-owned and operated. Labels was created to combat the...
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Business Spotlight: Meals 4 Heels

Meet Nikeisah Newton, owner of Meals 4 Heels in Portland, Oregon. Meals 4 Heels proudly describes itself as Portland’s only meal delivery service catering to the sex worker community. Nikeisah Newton founded the business in 2019, at first functioning only as a mobile catering service delivering to sex workers. In 2020, when the pandemic...
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Business Spotlight: Outsider Comics

Meet Wing Mui (she/her), Koba (she/her), and Russell Duhon (they/them), the co-owners of Outsider Comics in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Outsider Comics has been a vibrant and inclusive haven in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood for many years, and in 2022 was transformed into a worker-owned coop. Proudly claiming to be a “geek...
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