Areli Barrera and Leon Grodski Barrera arrived in Durham and turned a bicycle cart into three thriving cafes and an award-winning microroaster. At the heart of it all? Community.
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Visit North Carolina is proud to present the work of filmmaker Pilar Timpane, who’s telling the inspiring and community-centric story of award-winning microroasters Areli Barrera and Leon Grodski Barrera. This film was produced as part of Visit NC's Firsts that Last Film Series.