Sheridyn Blain has become a nut aficionado, through farming, exporting and selling them. She can probably also shell out every nut pun in the book.
Of all the virtues of humankind, generosity and the art of giving are perhaps among the most profoundly effective; in addition to directly benefiting another person, the act of generosity nourishes the soul of the giver.
“It’s very rewarding to have an idea, work through the development of the design and have it all come together. ”
What is it that makes an effective problem solver? Intelligence and a propensity towards logic, for a start. And tenacity, that’s important, too. But solutions are tricky things: elusive, and often difficult to discover in the face of a pressing difficulty.
Woodworking is a fundamentally natural art. More than painting or sculpture or music, there is something especially elemental and deeply reflective about the hewing of lumber, the flow of its grain and the truly tangible progression that is the process of coaxing wood from one form to another.
Behind the counter at Stafford’s Famous Chocolates, the shop hums with the steady work of chocolate-making. You’ll find no conveyer belts or massive machines churning out truffles, though.
“It starts in here, in our milk room.” Ryan Davis, owner of Vintage Cheese, steps into the chilled room housing a 5,000-gallon milk tank.
Terroir is an important word in the world of wine. It translates from French to “earth” or “soil.”
Denise Mendoza, her husband Chris, and her parents Diana and Bob Pearcy have been pooling their efforts for years to make all of Dirty Bird Gourds and Soaps’ one-of-a-kind creations.
Some stories have so many threads that it’s impossible to follow one through the whole.