Home / Profile / Jason Barrett and the spirit(s) of Rochester (access required)

Jason Barrett and the spirit(s) of Rochester (access required)

Founder of Black Button Distilling loves Western New York

You'd be hard-pressed to find a story more “Rochesterian” than that of Black Button Distilling founder Jason Barrett. It's a story of industrialism, perseverance, proud family legacies and forging one's own path. Barrett's story, or at least his family's, begins in 1922 with the founding of Shantz Associates, a button factory owned and operated by Barrett's ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

x

Check Also

wegmans-heart

Wegmans goes on plastics diet in time for Earth Day (access required)

This Earth Day, Wegmans announced it will reduce packaging made from fossil fuels by 2 million pounds this year, and ...

David Kunsch, left, and Pouya Seifzadeh

The gap in Gap Inc.: Spinning problems away? (access required)

On Feb. 28, Gap Inc. announced its intention to split, fully separating Old Navy as a new corporate entity, while ...