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The Farm | Wheat Montana | Under the Big Sky

In this Under the Big Sky bonus video, Dean Folkvord discusses his farm and the unique qualities that produce some of the country’s best grain. The Folkvord family has been involved in agriculture for three generations. Through hard work, determination and good fortune, Wheat Montana Farms has become the model agriculture operation of the Northern Great Plains. Dale Folkvord, Deans father purchased the first sections of Wheat Montana Farm in 1958 while working a part time …

Changing Perceptions | Headframe Spirits | Under the Big Sky

John and Courtney McKee, owners of Headframe Spirits in Butte are proud members of their community, but the couple acknowledge that Butte’s past has not always evoked a sense of pride. They hope that Headframe Spirits can help shift current attitudes toward the Mining City. The couple began their journey creating Headframe Spirits in 2010, opening their tasting room doors in 2012. In this Under the Big Sky bonus feature we learn more about how John and Courtney have used Bu…

Setbacks and Success | Headframe Spirits | Under the Big Sky

John and Courtney McKee, owners of Headframe Spirits in Butte have ambitious plans for the future of their distillery. Having moved into their new home at the once-abandoned Kelley mine yard, the couple and their team hope to create the largest distillery in the western United States. Headframe Spirits owners, John and Courtney McKee began their journey creating Headframe Spirits in 2010, opening their tasting room doors in 2012. In this Under the Big Sky bonus feature we learn m…

A Fateful Day | Red Ants Pants Bonus | Under the Big Sky

Recently named the 2018 Event of the Year by the Montana Office of Tourism, the Red Ants Pants Music Festival takes place July 26 through 29 in White Sulphur Springs, MT. In this Under the Big Sky bonus video, we chat with Red Ants Pants Founder and Owner, Sarah Calhoun and discuss the origins of the workwear for women company she started at age 25. Sarah Calhoun has nearly two decades of leadership experience in both the non-profit and small business sectors, working in the out…

Creating the Festival | Red Ants Pants Bonus | Under the Big Sky

Recently named the 2018 Event of the Year by the Montana Office of Tourism, the Red Ants Pants Music Festival takes place July 26 through 29 in White Sulphur Springs, MT. In this Under the Big Sky bonus video we chat with Red Ants Pants Founder and Owner, Sarah Calhoun and go behind-the-scenes of the festival and to discover how it all started. This year’s lineup features 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner, Dwight Yoakam. Yoakam has sold more than 25 million a…

Getting To Oprah | Enell Bonus | Under the Big Sky

In our third Enell bonus, company founder Renelle Braaten shares her quest to get the attention of one of the world’s biggest celebrities, Oprah.  Company founder Renelle Braaten knows what her customers are going through. As an avid volleyball player, Renelle was forced to double-up on bras during her workouts. Frustrated with the lack of support in the sports bra market, Renelle put her entrepreneurial spirit to work and recruited the one person she knew wou…

Creating Delicious Dinosaurs | La Chatelaine Bonus | Under the Big Sky

In our third Under the Big Sky bonus video, Wlady and Shannon Grochowski share their passion for creativity and playfulness at the heart of their chocolate creations including some delicious dinosaur themed chocolates.  La Châtelaine Chocolat is an artisan chocolaterie. A Frenchman and his American wife created La Châtelaine after longing for the delectable chocolates from childhood.  Wlady and Shannon Grochowski started La Chatelaine in Bozeman, Monta…

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