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From boutiques to bakeries, here are 20 women-owned businesses in Columbus

March 28, 2023

Article originally published by The Columbus Dispatch, written by Taijuan Moorman

March is Women’s History Month, and since the monthlong celebration began in the 1980s, it has provided an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women in a number of areas.

To highlight the creativity and determination of these women entrepreneurs, here are 20 women-owned businesses in Columbus. From retail stores and salons to restaurants and bars, if you’re looking for a way to support local women-owned businesses, check out this list.

Creole 2 Geaux

Janvier Ward owns Creole 2 Geaux with her husband, Sharif Ward, which started as a food truck in 2015. This Louisianan eatery, which just opened a location in the Arena District in addition to a stall at the East Market, serves shrimp and chicken po’boys, creole bowls, jambalaya mac and cheese, gumbo, Creole ramen bowls and more. Items are based on many of the traditional Creole recipes from Janvier Ward’s mother and grandmother.

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