The Dish on Dish & DUER Denim

In this exclusive interview with Gary Lenett, founder and CEO of Dish & Duer, a Vancouver-based clothing brand that bridges the gap between fashion and active apparel, savor wise words on the art of doing more with less and discover what a difference the perfect pair of jeans can make in your daily life.

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Being Trans in the Outdoors

In 2019 one of the many things we hope to see is more awareness around acceptance of the transgender community in our culture and the outdoor industry. We are grateful to have Emmy Johnson on our team as they have helped us make our store gender neutral friendly and will be leading a training for our whole team on January 9th. In this post learn how you can be a part of making our society more accepting of the growing gender neutral population.

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The AT Balance

TB&C team member Mandy McMenemy writes to us from the Appalachian Trail. In this candid post, Mandy opens up about the challenges on the trail as she learns her own AT balance. She doesn’t shy away from sharing the lows of life on the trail, while also taking the reader with her to the moments of profound joy on her Appalachian adventure. Read Mandy’s post for adventure inspiration and wisdom on finding balance on the trail and off.

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The TB&C Buch Bar with Boro Beverage

We are thrilled to featured this post from Boro Beverage, a locally owned Kombucha company that helped us open our TB&C Kombucha Bar! After savoring this post about how Boro Beverage transformed from a hobby to a successful business, stop by the shop to sample our custom flavor made just for TB&C with in-season ingredients. The name of our current fall flavor, Trailblazer, is a reflection of the strong woman behind Boro Beverage, Carly Erickson, who we can’t wait for you to get to know in this post on the Glass Top Counter.

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Pioneering Sustainability

Sustainability is a core tenant we seek in every brand we carry. Icebreaker takes sustainability seriously and like us, looks at sustainability through multiple lenses. In this exclusive interview with Meredith Dawson Lawry, Global Sustainability, Quality and Compliance manager at Icebreaker, discover what makes this brand a leader in sustainability.

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Discover Fourpoints

This year at Outdoor Retailer we discovered Fourpoints, a nutrition bar with real food ingredients that are ridiculous delicious. Fourpoints bars fueled our busy Outdoor Retailer show and our adventures in Colorado. We were lucky enough to hear the story behind the bars and meet the founding brothers Kevin and Patrick, and the friends they brought on to build Fourpoints, Steve and Jeff. Savor this sweet interview and then come in the shop to try out a Fourpoints bar.

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The Importance of a Riverkeeper

Haw River Assembly protects the Haw River Watershed. This includes nine hundred and twenty miles of streams feeding into the Haw along the 110 miles of the river, the 14,000 acres of Jordan Lake, and the plants, animals, and people who depend on the river. Riverkeeper Emily Sutton shares all that the HRA does to protect our rivers for the generations downstream. And mark your calendars for the Haw River Giveback Weekend!

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Life At Sea

In the past nine months, Marley Parker has spent 100 days at sea. She joined four different major research expeditions, culminating in over 100 days spent living and working at sea. In this Glass Top Counter post she shares a few moments (and people) that stand out in my mind. Join us November 16th at 6:30pm at the shop to hear her speak about life at sea.

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