Ketamine-Assisted Therapy, A Light In The Dark

Ketamine-Assisted Therapy, A Light In The Dark

It was a sunny SoCal day in December at the Dr. Bronner’s parking lot. As a new hire, it was my first employee Holiday Celebration. The meeting was full of hearty and healthy foods, decadent Spiced Magic Hot Chocolate,and lively chatter. During the customary end-of-year presentations, President Mike Bronner announced a new mental health benefit: Ketamine-Assisted Therapy. He introduced the benefit by opening up to the entire company about his own mental health struggles—he had been in the throes of... Continue Reading

Brittney Griner’s Long Walk to Freedom

Brittney Griner’s Long Walk to Freedom

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner’s February arrest at a Russian airport for carrying cannabis vape cartridges shocked the world. While this incident has clear geopolitical implications, her August conviction for drug possession and smuggling, and nine-year prison sentence that followed, was still heartbreaking. Throughout her ordeal, I have felt a profound sadness for Brittney and her family. They are likely experiencing unimaginable anguish. I’m also deeply troubled that in 2022 there are still so many places with draconian drug laws that... Continue Reading

Responding to the Anti-Semitic Bigotry and Anti-Indigenous Colonialism of Decriminalize Nature’s Leadership

Responding to the Anti-Semitic Bigotry and Anti-Indigenous Colonialism of Decriminalize Nature’s Leadership

Simply put, we are committed to supporting Native American sovereignty when it comes to conserving their medicine and sustaining their way of life, and this means not interfering with Native American direction and leadership. It’s past time that this country chose to not impose on, but rather listen and support, our First Nation elders.Continue Reading

We Need YOU!… to Regenerate America

We Need YOU!… to Regenerate America

In 2016, I was living on a commune in Willits, California. It was incredible living on 5,000 acres of field, forest, stream, and pond. The current generation of community members and land stewards—some who were born on the land and had raised their own children and grandchildren on the land—had deeply committed to sustainable, regenerative, and organic agriculture and holistic animal husbandry, which is why I was there. Now, it feels important to note that I was not a member... Continue Reading

You Shop, We Give! Support Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Plant Medicines!

You Shop, We Give! Support Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Plant Medicines!

Did you know? Dr. Bronner’s webstore customers can direct 10% of their purchase amount to organizations advancing psychedelic-assisted therapies and plant medicines. A growing body of medical research demonstrates the efficacy of these therapies and medicines to provide safe and lasting relief for those suffering from difficult to treat ailments like PTSD and major depressive disorder. They can also support personal growth for healthy individuals seeking insight and inspiration. This summer, we’re featuring Alma Institute and Grow Medicine—BIPOC, women-led organizations—and... Continue Reading

Regenerative Organic Certified™ Launched! Now What?

Regenerative Organic Certified™ Launched! Now What?

We need to make clear, calculated changes to our food and fiber systems to make regenerative organic the new model. If we adopt regenerative organic practices on more farms, we’ll see improvements to soil health, the well-being of animals, farmers, workers, and the climate itself.Continue Reading