A few weeks ago staff photographer Tom Story and I spent two days in the lush forest around Northern California’s Mount Tamalpais. We were documenting a “field trip” of Juniper Ridge—the self-professed “nature freaks” known for their place-scented products like “Big Sur Backpakers Cologne” and “Siskiou Cabin Spray.” (Their tagline is “Mountains in a Bottle” and that’s no marketing gimmick.) […]
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Who: Jess Chamberlain, contributing editor I’m giving up: Processed and prepared foods (anything packaged or not made from scratch) I chose this because: I’m curious. Will I feel better? Will I save money? Do I know how to turn on my oven? (Kidding, mostly.) I’d say my diet is generally very healthy (cereal and fruit for breakfast, salad for lunch, pasta or […]
Two years ago we loved watching the modular and customizable Urbio vertical planter system raise five times their fundraising goal on Kickstarter, the awesome crowd-funding source for creative projects. Now, I’m rooting for a new green-your-home product campaign, the self-watering “Patch” planters made by a Vancouver entrepreneur.