Moving Towards Regenerative Organic Certification

What’s Next for Sustainable Agriculture? Beginning in 2003, Dr. Bronner’s committed to sourcing all major raw materials for its products from organic farms. It was apparent to the company’s leadership that industrial agriculture, with its unchecked use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, was doing great harm to our planet: from nitrogen and phosphorus-fueled dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico that are the result of fertilizer runoff, to colony collapse disorder in bees that is the result of the rampant... Continue Reading

Coconut-Cacao Nib Macaroons

These macaroons are easy to make and can be made weeks ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator. The cacao nibs give them depth that balances nicely with the richness of the coconut oil. A great dessert for guests who are dairy-free or gluten-free! Here are step by step instructions: Coconut-Cacao Nib Macaroons Makes 1½ dozen macaroons / 9 servings ½ cup raw almonds 8 large Medjool dates, pitted 1 cup dried shredded coconut (unsweetened), divided 2 tablespoons Dr.... Continue Reading

Superfood Stuffing

There’s no denying the delicious allure of stuffing! What’s more, some smart substitutions and tasty superfoods can transform this holiday staple dish into a truly nutritious affair.  Using sprouted grain bread offers peak mineral and fiber content; nutty hemp seeds enrich with their high protein; sweet goji berries add antioxidants; and buttery coconut oil provides healthy fats while keeping this recipe fully plant-based. If you’re wanting to make everything ahead of time, simply prepare the dish up to the point... Continue Reading

Dr. Bronner’s Celebrates World Vegan Day—Over $600,000 Donated to Animal Advocacy in 2017

Today, November 1, is World Vegan Day. The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organization and the coining of the terms “vegan” and “veganism”. This year, we are proud to celebrate World Vegan Day by marking the fourth year of our committed giving program to support animal advocacy and farmed animal protection efforts as a core focus of the... Continue Reading

The Simple Secret To Making “The Toast With The Most”

Imagine: Your favorite bread, toasted to golden perfection, lightly fragrant and still warm as it lands on your plate with a light tap. With one swipe from the jar, your go-to condiment curls up creamily as it gathers on your knife. As you glide this white, velvety spread onto the bread in a generous coat, it begins to coyly melt down into the heated pores on the toast’s surface, beckoning you for a bite. Yes, I love toast. Everyone loves... Continue Reading

8 Ways to Use Baby Unscented Organic Magic Balm

Baby bums & unruly eyebrows rejoice—our Baby Unscented Organic Magic Balm is a truly magical multi-use product that both wee ones and grown ups can enjoy. If you know anything about our products, you know that each comes with an extensive & diverse list of uses (you can wash your dogs and your teeth with our liquid castile soap for crying out loud). Our Baby Unscented Organic Magic Balm is no different—and, just like our Arnica-Menthol Organic Magic Balm, it’s... Continue Reading

Using Coconut Oil to Treat Hair & Scalp

As long as I can remember, I have wrestled with my hair. It’s naturally dry and curly, and it tangles easily. I remember my grandpa telling me to just “Brush it! Brush it!” when I was little, and I’d respond despairingly, “I can’t!” I’ve certainly gone through my fair share of store-bought products to try to soften, detangle and defrizz my curls—and, after years of experimenting (not exaggerating), I’ve finally collected a small trove of holy grail products. One of... Continue Reading

Dr. Bronner’s Now Solar-Powered!

Last Friday, September 29th, Dr. Bronner’s held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new solar power installation, that will provide about half of the power we need at our soap-making plant in Vista, California. Our staff took some time out from their busy day to celebrate the completion of this project, along with several officials from the City of Vista and our project partners at Heliopower and Ecology Artisans. Dr. Bronner’s began researching how to construct an on-site solar-generated electricity system... Continue Reading

Curried Carrot Soup

With fall officially here it’s the beginning of soup season! This soup is super-simple to make, creamy and comforting. Don’t be afraid to add other fall vegetables that are sure to show up in your CSA box, such as squashes, parsnips or potatoes. If you want to make the soup milder or have children who don’t like spice, then you can replace the red curry paste with yellow curry paste, which still packs a good deal of flavor but has... Continue Reading