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Samantha Swan
Owner: Cottage Lane

Samantha Swan is the founder of Cottage Lane Kitchen, an multi-award winning artisan food company focusing on flavor and heat. After working in the fine art world working in museums and commercial art galleries in the US and UK for 15 years. she began Cottage Lane Kitchen on a whim with her husband while visiting NC to see her father. Beginning with a single heirloom recipe product, a spicy pepper relish passed down from her great grandmother, CLK has steadily grown to win over 30 national, state and local awards. Samantha was also a board member of the North Carolina Specialty Foods Association from 2015-2020 and President from 2018-2019. She has been an active member of WE Power since 2018 and is honored to be a member of its first Board and Treasurer.