I got to spend a lunch break with Steve Monroe, the owner, creator and screen printer behind Toxic Roots, a clothing brand inspired by living 20+ years in a neighborhood built on top of a former WWII military dumpsite in the South Patrick Shores area of Satellite Beach. We all have Toxic baggage. Physical, emotional, environmental, or traumatic these Toxic Roots shape who we are. Our goal is to highlight these issues through art, humor, and a dash of sarcasm.
I spoke to Steve about what made him want to start the brand based on living on Florida's little beachside dump. We spoke about the moment he realized he had a brand there. We spoke about the themes of his brand. We also spoke about how people have taken on the Life is Toxic and what has been the best and hardest parts about running a brand.
Steve spoke about how he uses what he finds to create art as well as how they travel around the state to sell - Toxic Roots.
Lunch with Biggie is a podcast about small business and creatives sharing their stories and inspiring you to pursue your passion, with some sandwich talk on the side. Created, edited, and produced in Orlando, FL by Biggie- the owner of the sandwich-themed clothing brand- Deli Fresh Threads.
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