Flow: Honey From the Hive

Collect honey straight from your backyard without the beekeeping garb

Honey has historically been used to treat burns, cuts, allergies, stomach ailments and was even thought to improve general life expectancy by the ancient Greeks. Eating honey made locally is said to have the greatest immune and allergen benefits—and enjoying the natural sweetener straight from the hive has never been easier with Flow. Currently funding on Indiegogo, the Australian invention essentially taps the hive and …

New Basics Premium Sweats

Fighting fast fashion with ethically made T-shirts and sweats

When it comes to basics, it’s too easy to simply visit a local chain and buy them on the cheap; after all, basics are made for convenience, and daily wear means frequent replacement. However, these inexpensive items often have a high price socially and environmentally, including poor labor conditions and toxic production methods. Up-and-coming LA design studio New Basics wants to change the way we …

Word of Mouth: Hood River, Oregon

A picturesque mecca for sports enthusiasts and gourmands alike

Just an hour outside Portland lies Hood River, both a convenient getaway and an encapsulation of what makes this area of Oregon so great—fantastic beer and coffee, access to the Columbia River and the slopes of Mount Hood, and a vibrant outdoor scene. During summer, kiteboarders can be seen darting and swooping across the water; in winter, skis and snowboards top every car as outdoor …