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Robert Rising, known to his clients as “the black lumberjack,” is dedicated to saving fallen trees and creating furniture out of rescued wood. Rising also seeks to break stereotypes around lumberjacks, and he mentors younger people of color who want to be part of an industry that often boxes them out.
Food & Drink
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Food & Drink
Askinosie: It's Not About the Chocolate, It's About the Chocolate Fruition Chocolate: All About the Flavor French Broad: A
Food & Drink
The best part about writing about chocolate for a living is that I get to, well, eat a lot of chocolate. The second-best part? Looking at all the gorgeous labels. Here are four of the prettiest craft chocolate packages in the country.
Home & Living
The usual conclusion is to remove bottlenecks. One methodology is to provide access to capital, as artisans have no working
Impact
Genocide survivors make home goods for global sales--a sign of healing in Rwanda. Women producing baskets, handbags, and jewelry in the small, central African nation of Rwanda comprise TO THE MARKET's artisan network.
Food & Drink
I'm headed to my first tequila pairing dinner and am very curious. The only tequila tasting I've done was in Mexico. The most memorable part of that was the dusty hot dune buggy ride to and from the tequila plant.
Home & Living
Photo Courtesy of Stil Novo Design Photo Courtesy of Stil Novo Design Handcrafted lighting and furniture items then become
Business
Also, health care costs have to come down. Saws screech as people bend over work benches in the bright, cavernous space of
Videos
We care about slow food, but what about slow fashion? We speak to Accompany CEO Jason Keehn about how we can feel good about the clothes we wear.
Style & Beauty
While sustainability should be built into supply chains, the fashion industry is today responsible for much of the exploitation of people and the environment: number one in terms of exploitation of people and the second most polluting industry after oil.
Style & Beauty
But even though the birth of the Zeus + Dione label seems to have the makings of legend, don't expect for one moment that
Business
ZB: It so happens that my mother got married when she was 13. She was given to my father. He was way older than her. In fact
Business
As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.
Food & Drink
Dining in Paso translates to seasonal specialties and chefs who care about fresh delicacies in diversity of styles. Our top
Culture & Arts
Perfection, excellence and beauty -- you won't find many creative people who don't seek these ideals in their work, from the surliest, most DIY of DIY bands to the most unashamedly elitist luxury car manufacturers.
Culture & Arts
I first heard of the knives of my native Lefkada a long time ago when an important collector arrived, seeking out the few remaining specimens of the renowned blades of the Ionian island that were, for years, meticulously handcrafted by the artisans of the local village of Poros.
Travel
Cultural places in the Berkshires like Tanglewood, Mass MoCA, Jacob's Pillow and the Williamstown Theater Festival have traditionally stolen the headlines as the stars of this picturesque region, but the locavore food and drink movement is shifting the spotlight.
Food & Drink
Butchers, bakers and cheese makers are honing their skills and carving out a niche for themselves on the French culinary scene.
Entertainment
What a whirlwind! The Tobago Jazz Experience has celebrated "its biggest festival" to date, according to Tobago's Tourism Board's Events Coordinator John Arnold.