The Highlights

Change Makers

A Conversation With Jason Bolt, CEO of Revant Optics

Change Makers

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Podcast with Wylie Robinson, CEO Rumpl

Making

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know: A Conversation About Design with Kate Bingman-Burt

Change Makers

The Delicious “Second Life” of Upcycled Beer Dregs

media

Adweek’s Terry Stanley Tells Us Why Your Brand Might Not Be Getting Press

Food

Jeff Miller Strives to Make Sushi More Sustainable

Change Makers

Snow Peak’s Matt Liddle on the Restorative Spirit of the Outdoors

This June, Outpost took a trip from the SF bay area to Seattle, on a mission to connect with individuals whose work is creating a more inspired future for us all. Thanks to our friends from Moterra Campervans, we had a comfortable ride and accommodations, and the perfect place to capture conversations along the way. …

Community Building

Discussion : Building Community

Brand leaders, ambassadors, and media spend countless hours strategizing the best ways to build their digital communities. It’s an imperative element of modern day commerce, and institutions who neglect it are sure to fall by the wayside. At Outpost Joshua Tree, we brought together a few industry leaders after breakfast that Saturday to talk about…

Growth

End of Drought is Great for CA’s Weed Cultivators, but Innovation will Ensure the Future

California’s cannabis growers are loving the rain — but wisely still planning for what comes next. By Zack Ruskin For Californians, this winter’s record rainfalls have mostly been a welcome, if surreal, sight.  Following its driest three-year stretch on record, a series of severe storms across the state in early 2023 have seen the state…

Change Makers

Creating Joy with Michael Bennett

Ever heard of a Joy Creator? Well, now you have! This week we’re talking with Mike Bennett about his approach to art, why he does what he does, and how he thinks that joy and happiness can help to save the world. Mike is a special soul who we can’t wait to introduce you to!

Culture

Tycho Talks Breaks for Inspiration to Better Create

Scott Hansen is known as the embodiment of Tycho and the go to composer behind many creative professional’s inspirational background music since launching Past Is Prologue in 2010. Even Hansen acknowledges that his music is great background for creative endeavors as the meditative quality of it helps you work through your process. ‍“Music is more important than coffee when…

Culture

Christopher Willits and B&O Play Sound Bath

Experiences of being “inside the music,” together, have great social-emotional benefit for society. It’s similar to what happens in meditation or when someone is on psychedelics. Micheal Pollan goes into detail about this in his book “How to Change Your Mind.” The default mode network of the brain relaxes, allowing for new connections in the…

Since its founding in 2016, Outpost has developed a reputation for being “REI meets Burning Man”.

Outside Magazine Claire Martin

The very best part of Outpost was the chance to finally meet in person people you’d known only through email; to put countless faces to names; to spend an evening drinking and being merry with old and new friends.

It’s those connections, I think we can all agree, that last a whole hell of a lot longer than a handshake.

Journalist Liv Combe