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Interview: Adventurist Backpack Co. and Gear that Gives Back

When it comes to gear purchases, we all have plenty of options. But when it comes to giving back, not all companies are created equal. 

Kelly and Matilda Bellknap love to travel, and both recognized the backpacks they had didn't meet their travel needs. The husband and wife team also felt compelled to give back to the communities they visited, and started by making meals to give to people in need on a trip in the summer of 2017. They combined their desire to help others with their entrepreneurial spirits, and Adventurist Backpack Co. was born. Read more about them, their travels, and why they created their company in our Q&A!

Q: During the summer that inspired the creation of Adventurist Backpack Co, where did you travel and why? We are adventurers at heart in that we both feel most complete while traveling and experiencing new geographies, cultures, and ways of life. That spring/summer, we traveled throughout Europe, South America, and Central America. Matilda is from Sweden,…

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