• Summer Peach and Mint Salad Recipe from Sylvia Charles of Just Date Syrup

    For those Summer days when you don't want to turn on the oven.

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  • Soap Opera: The Art, Craft and Passion of Tonic Naturals

    An interview with Ian Hewitt and Kristina Ruud-Hewitt, makers of naturally decadent soaps and lotions.

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  • Andreas and Citabria Ozzuna of Wooden Table Baking Share Some Favorite Spots Around Their Uptown Oakland Café

    Friends, neighbors, community.

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  • More Than a Button: The Stories Behind Compass Rose Design

    Creek and Johnny Van Houten founded their jewelry company out of their love of history, particularly the history of small things like buttons.

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  • Kimberly Austin on Evoking Time and Place Through Hand-Crafted Ephemera

    An interview with the San Francisco letterpress printer and candle maker on her muses and inspiration.

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Field Trip

Photo Story: A Day at Stinson Beach with Aesop Wines

Exploring the California coast with friends.

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Neighborhood Guide

A Walking Tour of San Francisco’s Dogpatch Neighborhood from Harmonic Brewing

The brewers share some of their favorite eating, drinking and cultural spots.

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Inspiration

These Three Things: The Fiber Artist Behind Zelma Rose Turns a Daily Ritual into a Book

What three things did you learn today?

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Guest Blogger

Five Reasons Why Being a Part of a Community Can Help Your Business

A group of kick-ass boss ladies called the Creative Business League share how they support each other, and how you can start your own small business group.

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Inspiration

Inside the Heath Ceramics Clay Studio with Director Tung Chiang

The gifted designer and ceramicist spent a year making over 100 ceramic animals for the studio’s fifth annual design series.

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Good Business

Harvesting Redwood & Wild Sage with Juniper Ridge

Hall Newbegin, founder of the Oakland-based maker of wilderness perfume, on sustainability and stewardship.

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