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From the Hive

how plastics affect sea turtles

how plastics affect sea turtles

We’ve all seen the images — of cast-off plastic bags suspended in the oceans, of beaches strewn with plastic debris. Plastic waste is one of the most important environmental crises of our time. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastics enter the ocean each year — adding to the...

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resolutions from the hive

resolutions from the hive

We love the tradition of New Year's resolutions. At one of the darkest and coldest times of the year, a resolution is a chance to choose optimism, and to reflect on the year behind and the year ahead. A resolution provides an opportunity to commit to taking better care of...

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in the kitchen with julia clancy

in the kitchen with julia clancy

When we gathered in a Vermont farmhouse earlier this fall for one of our latest photoshoots, we were thrilled to welcome chef Julia Clancy into the fold. Julia arrived with armfuls of the most beautiful Vermont fall produce, an infectious love of food, and a truly joyful, generous approach to...

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tips from the hive for a plastic-free holiday

tips from the hive for a plastic-free holiday

The holidays can be magical. But if you’re concerned about the amount of waste you generate in your day-to-day life, this time of year can also be overwhelming. Start looking, and plastic shows up in almost every modern holiday convention. It’s there in shopping bags you tote away from major...

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behind the scenes: our monarch print

behind the scenes: our monarch print

In late summer, the fields behind my home in Vermont are speckled with Queen Anne’s Lace, the white, lacy flower that has been a touchstone for me since my childhood. The flower is a sign of the season, tied to long, warm days and the impending arrival of fall. As...

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the bee's wrap guide to camping

the bee's wrap guide to camping

There’s no getting around it: Unless you’re a true minimalist, willing to sleep under the stars, camping requires a certain amount of stuff. There’s planning involved — packing lists and grocery lists, tents and gear and extra layers and boots. Getting there is half the battle, but it’s one that...

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