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,
Author: Astarae Metcalf
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.
Updates from the Field: Tackling Climate Change, One Acre at a Time
“We envision a world free of poisonous chemicals, factory farming, exploitation and income inequality, soil degradation, habitat destruction, pollution, short-term thinking, corporate bullies, greenwashing, and fake food.” Elizabeth Whitlow, Executive Director, Regenerative Organic Alliance The writing’s on the wall. It has been for years. Anthropogenic climate change is upon us, and it’s impacting everything from weather patterns to crop production to sea levels.
ShoppingGives! Support Agriculture and Food Systems that put People and Planet First!
This spring, Dr. Bronner’s webstore customers can direct 10% of their purchase amount to organizations that support food chain workers and regenerative organic farmers across the country. We rely on these essential workers for our daily nourishment, and it’s time we gave back. Here’s how you can participate in Dr. Bronner’s giving—at no extra cost to you.
Legalize Cannabis! Support Justice, Equity, and Diversity – Now!
This Season, We’re Donating to Cannabis Organizations of Your Choice At Dr. Bronner’s, we’re working to connect you, our customers, with the nonprofits we support. We now have a widget on our webstore that engages customers in our giving. This platform allows customers to select a featured nonprofit to receive 10% of their total purchase amount,
Behind the Label: Heal Earth!
Ever read the Dr. Bronner’s soap labels? Our founder Emanuel Bronner was on a mission to “Unite the whole Human Race! For we’re All-One or None! … Exceptions eternally? Absolute None!” Emanuel’s parents were murdered in the holocaust, and with the rise of the nuclear war machine, Emanuel saw clearly that if we did not unite a global human race,
Fair Trade Supports Climate Solutions
In 2014, the U.N. reported that at current erosion rates, less than 60 years of farmable soil remains on our planet before we lose this precious living membrane to wind and water erosion. Meanwhile, increasing temperatures are causing more frequent and severe climate catastrophes. No one is immune to the global climate crisis, but those least responsible for human-caused climate change are often the most severely impacted.