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The Environmental Seamstress

The Environmental Seamstress

"People either get really turned off or really turned on by the the whole aspect of being environmentally friendly," says Christine Arnold. "But it's not like tomorrow you need to stop drinking from a plastic water bottle or stop using straws. Change comes from a lot of people making really small changes every day.  So my mission is to help people on their journey to make less of an impact and to try and not be Earth jerks (Haha)"  . Growing up in the Finger Lakes region, Christine has been sewing since the age of 7 - influenced by sewing...

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Greenport Jerky

Greenport Jerky

We have the best damn jerky around, people need to know that," says Vinny Macchirole.   . Marina owners for 28 years, Vinny (a licensed sea captain) and his wife Carolyn, mostly kept their high protein snack to themselves until 2016. "We'd take brisket from the grocery store and make big batches of it at home because it travels well and its tasty," says Vinny. "It had no additives or chemicals like some of the store bought Jerky so it was a great snack for the kids to take to their track meets, or to bring on the boat."  ....

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The Holy Black

The Holy Black

Meet Stefan and Matt, the two brothers behind the Holy Black. .  We come from a long line of people in the barber industry. Our grandfather was a barber; his brother was a barber. Our mother was a hairdresser. My father also always made a big ritual out of shaving. He taught us how to shave when we were like 5 years old. I have a lot of pictures of me and my brother and my sister shaving with my dad with our fake razors in the bathroom. . When my grandfather passed away, I inherited all his straight razors...

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Jackie Maloney Studio

Jackie Maloney Studio

To see Jackie’s work is to, for a brief moment, inhabit her carefree sense of whimsy. Her playful and often humorous illustrations are inspired by her love of the beach, fresh food and spending time outdoors… naturally. However, Jackie has the uninhibited spirit to make those universally loved truths even more irresistible. Take a gander at the ideal life she can visit upon something as seemingly mundane as a basket of clams or  even a bagel with cream cheese. An artist and illustrator based in Hampton Bays, Jackie has completed numerous commissioned works, but most notably, illustrated a cookbook featuring...

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