For the Birds? Not This Treesort

Michael Garnier tried a lot of different businesses in his life, but it wasn't until he started building treehouses that things started clicking. On his 37-acre property in Cave Junction, Ore., he opened a bed-and-breakfast, but nobody came. Then, after building a treehouse for his kid, he got the idea to build a treehouse B & B — for adults. “I built it, and they started coming.”

Ten treehouses later, Garnier is now the owner of Out ‘n’ About Treesort and Treehouse Institute (

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