Reimagine a food system that is community- and human-centered. An immediate feeling of warmth and enchantment came over me as I made my way through the mulberry and olive trees between the old farmhouse and the cobb wood-fired oven at The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, California. I took in abundant flora wandering through the Children’s Center.
Tag: Regenerative Organic Agriculture
The Epidemic of Fake “Natural” Body Care Products – Don’t Fall for These Greenwashing Tactics
Be sure to check out Lisa Bronner’s original article “10 Labeling Traps to Recognize in Body Care” on Going Green for further reading on body and home care tips. Greenwashing is a marketing tactic used by companies to falsely give the impression that their product is environmentally friendly, actively helping the environment, or is derived from natural sources and therefore nontoxic to the body.
Celebrating 75 Years of Soap and Stories
Quick note: Thank you to everyone who participated in our story contest in the comments below and on our social channels! Your stories have been incredibly fun and inspiring! Our Cosmic Principles in Action Over 75 Years It was never just about the soap. When Emanuel Bronner founded Dr. Bronner’s in 1948, his not-so-secret mission was to spread a message of transcending divides and uniting the human race.
Funding & Fighting for Animals: Dr. Bronner’s Announces Recipients of 2022 Animal Advocacy Philanthropy
Dr. Bronner’s is proud to mark the ninth year of our philanthropy program to support efforts to end the exploitation and suffering of animals used for food. This commitment is made alongside the company’s other core causes, including regenerative organic agriculture, criminal justice and drug policy reform, fair trade and fair pay, and community betterment initiatives in the San Diego area.
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,
Regenerative Organic Certified™ Launched! Now What?
Agriculture & Climate Climate-smart agriculture can no longer be considered an afterthought in terms of federal strategies to combat climate change. The science supports the abundant connections between soil health and carbon storage, climate resiliency, and healthy food systems. We need to diminish, if not entirely eliminate, the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers that raise our GHG emissions,
The Woman Behind Award-Winning Social Enterprise Aliet Green
by Sara Tajik
When I first sat down with Lastiana Yuliandari, founder and director of Indonesian award-winning social enterprise Aliet Green, she told me her success was “by accident, everything happened by accident.” Fans of our Magic All-One Chocolate may already know we sweeten all flavors with organic, fair trade, and now Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC™) coconut sugar. What you likely don’t know is the woman behind the magic.
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.
Weed Like Change! Just Say No to Industrial Cannabis
Dr. Bronner’s has advocated for cannabis policy reform since the early 2000s—first focusing on industrial hemp, then pivoting to medical and recreational decriminalization and legalization efforts. We’ve long held that cannabis is a plant that can help heal our people and planet. Unfortunately, big business has moved into states where cannabis had been legalized, seeking to reap big profits and leaving legacy cannabis growers high and dry.
Ecosia, Dr. Bronner’s, and Serendipalm Team Up to Expand Dynamic Agroforestry
Ecosia: a search engine that plants trees Ecosia and Dr. Bronner’s are kindred spirits, so it makes sense that the two companies would team up to work on a project together. Both companies have sought to harness the power of business to create social and environmental benefit. Both companies are seeking to redefine capitalist enterprises, changing them from being extractive models that exploit land and communities,