Great Exports: Northern California

In addition to being home to eternal spring weather, a beautiful metropolis, wine country, mountains for skiing and beaches for admiring, even more great stuff is coming out of Northern California.


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Photo credit: @Pladra via Instagram

These are not your Dad’s flannel shirts. For the urban outdoorsman and woman, these are soft and cool plaid button downs with fun linings for surprising cuffs, rolled sleeves, or a glimpse underneath.

Juniper Ridge











Photo credit: Juniper Ridge

These guys formulate “wilderness perfume” from findings such as bark, wildflowers and tree trimmings that they harvest across California. I noticed them first because of their cool bottles.

bi-rite creamery ice cream


Photo credit: Bi-Rite Creamery

Whether you can actually purchase this somewhere other than the Bi-Rite store and creamery in San Francisco, I am not sure — so either travel to San Francisco (wink) or grab a pint if you see it near you. This ice cream is creamy, handmade and unique, its natural flavors are mouthwatering.