At Resole, his little shop in Berkeley, Thomas Wandall crafts finely made bespoke leather shoes and sandals and keeps an ancient art alive.
As a young child, Strong spent Sundays at her grandfather's side, watching and learning as he worked in his wood shop.
“The way a ceramic piece comes into being is a really nice arc," says the Berkeley potter. “And I think people also love how when the story is finished they can hold and use these things."
The local beekeeper is an expert in both beekeeping history and the complexities behind how hives function — Rosenthal truly is a bee whisperer.