Brooklyn Tote

West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid and Gowanus Mutual Aid partnered with GrowNYC to create a community-supported agriculture program that provides fresh produce to those in Brooklyn who need it. This tote, featuring a logo of the borough designed by Brooklyn-based artist Jessie Smith, supports the initiative, with each purchase funding one week of food for a family.

GG’s Garden Dinner Kit

A CSA-style box from the NYC pizzeria brings the square pies home

GG’s, a sister business with Nicholas Morgenstern’s other NYC joints Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream and El Rey coffee beer, is the relatively young East Village hangout gaining repeat customers hunkering after their dense, square grandma-style pies (they also have it printed on a beach towel for those who just can’t get enough). This summer, chef-owner Bobby Hellen is offering a Garden Dinner Kit (think your …

The Weekly From Flowershop

A Charleston florist aims to make bouquets at home a regular ritual through fresh blooms and coffee

by Chérmelle Edwards Lily Peterson is a florist designing signature arrangements with blooms, branches and berries at Flowershop, her boutique in Charleston’s developing neighborhood of Mixson, South Carolina. From growing up in North Carolina to living in major metropolises like San Francisco and New York, one thing has remained constant in her life: her love of flowers. Working out of a tiny studio 15 minutes …