10 QUESTIONS WITH MOLTEN GLASSBLOWER LESLIE SPEICHER

Leslie is the owner of Chicago Glass Collective where she teaches and works on personal projects. She has taught glasswork at several colleges and universities across the country. Her formal education and residences have taken her to many parts of the country. She has shown her glasswork, sculptures, and installations in galleries and museums nationwide as well as printed publications.

10 QUESTIONS WITH SOAP MAKER SHAMUS

Shamus is the owner/operator of Real. Soaps, based in Chicago. What started as handmade, small-batch soaps has grown over the years. He now has an ever-expanding line of all natural products. He is a professional in the field and has been making soap and all natural products since 2012. His products have been featured on Kickstarter, MSN & Etsy and are sold online, in-person, and in over 25 retail locations around the country, including all of the Chicagoland West Elm stores.

BASIC SKILLS SERIES: VEGAN BASICS

Even though I am not a vegan, I took this class as a way to expand my repertoire of cooking skills! I have taken a few classes from the Whole Foods Cooking Classroom before, and this class became one of my new favorites because it wasn't just a demo-style class