Grandma lends a hand to Denver family candle business

DENVER (KDVR) — Tucked away in East Washington Park, you will find Grandma Maggie hard at work.

Maggie Farley applies labels to hand-poured candles for her boss — who’s also her granddaughter.

“Being a part of the business is a lot of fun. It’s fun because it just starts going,” Grandma Maggie said.

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Her granddaughter, Dajsa Farley, is the CEO of Vine Street Collection. The business started back in 2019.

“Once I started pouring, I knew I wasn’t going to walk away from it,” Dajsa said.

“There was a layoff,” Dajsa said. “It had been something I wanted to do for quite some time.”

It was a passion that grew — and Grandma Maggie, who lives with her granddaughter, joined the operation.

She recalled when candles first came into her life.

“Many years ago, when my now 70-year-old son was born, a friend of mother’s told her to tell me she lit a candle…

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