Meet the Market: James Spring, woodcarver extraordinaire

James Spring's Wood bowls

James Spring has lived in the woods for 35 years. He grew up in nature, and now lives with his wife Jane in the timber near Burlington. Spring’s connection to nature is evident in his work: He creates intricate illustrations of birds and plant life and is known internationally for his carvings of birds. […]

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Interview: Aaron Hall bakes some tasty-ass bread

About six years ago, at the age of 21, Aaron Hall began baking bread. He was inspired by the work of his brother, Austin Hall, and the fact that, in his opinion, there wasn’t any good bread around. He currently makes pizza at the Lincoln Wine Bar in Mount Vernon, where he uses the oven to bake bread for the restaurant and also Salt Fork Kitchen in Solon. He also helped start the Full Moon Cafe and recently began selling his bread twice a week at the Wine Bar. […]

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