You submitted nominations for the best and brightest emerging Valley creatives, and the results are in. Presenting the 2015 BigBrain finalists.
Lauren Saria Case Congolio of Brazen Chocolate
"Most people are fishing over here," says Case Congolio, placing his hand on top of a handmade bar of Brazen Chocolate.
Wrapped in a handsome patterned paper, the $8 candy bar's label indicates it's an organic product made with heirloom cacao from Belize.
"But I'm focused over here."
He moves his hand to a pile of plain-looking brown beans, each about the size of an almond, and pops one in his mouth.More »