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SXSW Eco Recap: Caring About Food is a Responsibility

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There is a lot more to food awareness than foodie blogs, explains Anna Brones

"Food is life."I have been known to say a similar thing, but when it came from the mouth of a Ugandan farmer, the words were more powerful than I could ever make them.Sitting to the right of Constance Okollet on a panel titled Food Anthropology at SXSW Eco in Austin last week, I was humbled as she emphasized what food meant to her and her community. Okollet is  peasant farmer from Osukuru......read more

SHFT in Austin for SXSW: It's On

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We're teaming up with Ford and The Weather Company to present a bunch of good stuff in Austin

The 2013 edition of SXSW Interactive promises to be bigger and better than ever, and we're more than a little psyched to be in on the action. With our two partners, Ford Motor Company and The Weather Company (formerly The Weather Channel), we're hosting SHFT in Austin, a tech and innovation event featuring the Green Gadget Lab, a Year on the Road travel photo exhibition, an expert panel on......read more

Emily Caldwell: A Year on the Road

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View a few choice picks from the photo exhibit at SHFT @ SXSW

Emily Caldwell doesn't like staying still for too long. The globe-trotting SHFT compadre and photographer is currently on her second full year of travel and adventure. Her first is documented in Year on the Road photo series, featured on SHFT. Emily is showing photos from her sojourns at our SHFT @ SXSW space through Monday, March 11th. Here are a few selections from the show. Flip through and......read more

SHFT Turns Heads in Austin

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We joined forces with The Weather Company and Ford Motor Co. during SXSW Interactive

SHFT had it's maiden voyage to Austin for SXSW, where we announced our first app, FOOD TRIPPING, with our long-time partners Ford Motor Company to a receptive and hungry crowd. Sam de La Garza of Ford introduced Peter and Adrian who showed off the designs.   Next up was SHFT's first collaboration with The Weather Company - a panel discussion called CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE INDIVIDUAL,......read more

SHFT Roadtrip to Austin

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Tech meets tunes meets amazing food at SHFT's SXSW showcase, presented with The Weather Channel and Ford

For SHFT's maiden voyage to SXSW, we packed in a lot of great stuff into one SHFT-y day in Austin. The Weather Channel, a new SHFT partner, produced a panel, "Climate Change and the Individual," with us and we announced our first app, Food Tripping, which we built with Ford.   We had our cameras in tow to capture an amazing farm-to-plate meal by chef Sonya Cote on Springdale Farm, with......read more

Bringing People Together For The Social Good

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SHFT @ SXSW By Peter Glatzer

Last week at SXSW I had the honor of moderating an evening hosted by my co-founder and partner at SHFT.COM, Adrian Grenier, on the topic of Social Good and Technology. I’ve spent the past six years producing and publishing creative content on and around issues pertaining to this theme. At SHFT, we use cultural subjects like film, music, food, policy, and design to inspire people to shift......read more

Crafted Systems Felt Vessel

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Aurelie Tu's handcrafted felt containers are produced the eco-friendly way. $325.00

Founded by Aurelie Tu, a former design director at Nike, CraftedSystems' line of raw felt housewares are handcrafted by women at the YWCA shelter in Portland, Oregon. Of all the modular designs, we're particularly loving the vessels, which are intricate and interesting without being fussy. Made from natural wool using die-cut and water jet-cut technologies, the vessel would make the perfect,......read more

Recycled Windshield Wine Glasses

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Glass from the past. $22.00

These stemless wine glasses make clever use of salvaged glass from old car windshields. Because of their past life, the glass itself is fairly thick, so if you're into dainty wine glasses that break all the time, they may not be your thing. But you're into intriguing, functional products that have an interesting green back story and last forever, these are right up your alley. Handmade......read more

Twisted by Dylan Gold

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Playful shelving unit made from sustainably-grown bamboo. $2,900.00

Twisted is a fun furniture piece from SF-based designer Dylan Gold that can be used in one or more of several ways — as a console table, a wall mounted display cabinet, or a vertical bookshelf. One twisted box sits is framed by four in-line boxes, creating an interesting and inventive focal point. Made from rapidly renewable bamboo and covered with a non-toxic finish....read more

Killspencer iPad Case

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Made in L.A. $150.00

Need something to hold that fresh new iPad you got for Christmas? Killspencer's iPad case is made from water repellant black filter twill, originally designed and manufactured in 1837 as a military-spec fabric. Also features padded neoprene lining and an water-resistant "aquazip" zipper. Perfect for creative, Mac-nerd types, the case fits an iPad, iPhone, large Moleskine, and a handful of......read more

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