Week in Awesome XLXII / by Julie Schumacher

GO, DO & SEE
This week:

July 18: Endings aren't all bad: A great workshop on ending relationships at Early to Bed.

July 20: Fancy pants snacking with the Sugar Beet Schoolhouse. Learn how to make the perfect bar board.

July 21: Chicago on Tap to benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago, at Thalia Hall.

July 23: Join Molly Rudberg-Leshnock and other fantastic female movers & shakers at the Women in Leadership Forum (and Brunch!).

July 23: Learn to make delicious vegetarian indian food with the Chutney Devis.

July 23: Party Noire is bringing the brunch and the dancing, 1-7 pm.

Upcoming:
July 27: EPIC summer rally party and 20/20 talk on exploring the intersection of design and social change with Sara Aye of Greater Good Studio.

July 28: preSERVE gardening with Slow Food Chicago + microbookclub on Seedfolks.

July 30: 5th Annual Edible Garden Tour in Oak Park.

July 30: Open house for Department of Curiosities. With rosé!

August 13: Jam + scones class with Rare Bird Preserves from the Sugar Beet Coop.

August 15/17/19: Young chefs learn to cook vegetarian goodness with this hands-on Sugarbeet Schoolhouse camp.

August 19: Headshot Friday with Averyhouse.

August 24: Save the date for the Vegetarian Harvest Dinner from Slow Food Chicago.

READ, WATCH & STREAM
Our favorite British midwesterner, Johanna Brannan Lowe, shares with Modern Midwest magazine.

How amazing do FIG drop-off services sound?

Style Me Pretty's Facebook Live video on hand-tied bouquet with Lynn of Pollen is so fun!

Freestyle fried rice recipes from the Wall Street Journal. Our top pick is from Honey Butter Fried Chicken, natch.

Grab a Bicycling magazine and read up on the Heritage family of bikes and people.

Craftivism has a great feature on our favorite Badass, Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch.

On black creatives. Read it. 

Black motherhood: Self care in times of stress from the Black Girl in Om blog. 

Grab havana print no. 1 from Veronica Corzo-Duchardt over at CB2. 

BUY! Wonder Woman underpants, only at Early to Bed.

Peep the most stylish people at Pitchfork. We see you Kristen Kaza and Elise Metzger!

Sunday Dinner + Prairie Fruits - a brunch photo essay.

Grab a copy of LEAP Dialogues: Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation featuring Greater Good Studio.

38 places you need to eat in Chicago, including Honey Butter Fried Chicken.

JOBS
Feeding America, an incredible non-prof is hiring in a variety of roles.

Columbia College is hiring. Here's an advisor job! And here's a fashion job! And this career center one too!