Jessica Young, owner and operator of Penny River, LLC, joins Raven in this conversation about small businesses during the pandemic. The conversation explores the pivot that businesses had to take during COVID and how Penny River got creative during the restrictions. Jess shares insights on what it takes to run a small business and what she’ll keep in place now that the world is reopening.

Jessica Young is the owner/operator of Penny River LLC, a company that specializes is historical sewn goods. Her area of expertise is the 18th century, especially with regards to traditionally feminine accessories. She can be found crafting and teaching at, and on Instagram @pennyrivercostumes.