Posts from the ‘People’ category

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In Search of the Perfect Peony

Want to feel like an amazing gardener without doing much work? Grow peonies. That’s the advice I received from Becky Swenson when I visited her family’s…

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Architects Without Borders

Room & Board is a proud partner of Architects Without Borders (AWB), a Seattle-based nonprofit organization. Founded in 2005 following the Indian Ocean tsunami, AWB enables…

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Rise Bagel Co.

Farmers markets are one of my favorite parts of summer. The aisles of vibrant leafy greens, fragrant potted plants and sizzling bratwursts awaken my senses, and…

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DIY: Feather Headdresses

Room & Board San Francisco recently hosted a festive family affair with Tea Collection and Mother magazine. Children enjoyed a prop-filled photo booth and a feather headdress craft…

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Red, White & Blue

Here’s a fun fact to kick off your holiday weekend: more than 90 percent of the products we sell are handcrafted in the United States. Since…

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