I do a bunch of unboxings and book reveals, especially as a social media microinfluencer. I’m currently focusing on products for their potential inclusion in my 2023 cross-country trip via bikes, buses, trains and working on organic farms (see Shake Your Tail Feather’s, Mama!) while covering stories at this crossroads of change and challenge.

Since I’m only planning to bring a small backpack, my upcycled-ocean-plastic Plasket, and a bike (which one is still TBD), you gotta be good to make the cut. That means both city and farm-worthy as well as all-weather-friendly, comfortable, and not-too-precious (i.e. expensive) in regards to getting ruined or stolen. A sustainability backstory helps. Here are two products under consideration: