In Samoa, where we will eventually source most of the coconut oil for Dr. Bronner’s soaps, we have an opportunity to leverage regenerative organic agriculture in a way that can heal the land, enrich the community, and preserve a culture.
The most technically sophisticated form of agriculture, designed to solve our future food and climate challenges? Or the most ancient, wise, and timeless way of growing? Regenerative organic agriculture is both.
At the core of Lava Mae’s work is Radical Hospitality—an unexpected level of care designed to restore dignity, rekindle optimism, and fuel a sense of opportunity for those living on the streets.
Pavitramenthe supplies Dr. Bronner’s with organic and fair trade mint oil. The project now works with more than 1,200 farmers, on farms that average less than 2 acres. Members of Dr. Bronner’s Special Operations team visited the project In November 2017 to plan next steps in implementing regenerative organic agriculture on the ground.
A place like The Gentle Barn goes beyond just letting visitors pet and feed the animals. Every animal has a story, and no visitor leaves without knowing their stories. By sharing their stories, The Gentle Barn makes visitors’ experiences more meaningful.
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
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
A Partnership of Volunteers, Activists, and Brands comes together to serve free meals in an underserved part of Florida hit hard by Hurricane Irma
The donation will support the organization’s plans to expand its Southern California operation to include a new, state-of-the-art facility called the “Campus of Life,” which will support programming for children, adults and seniors with autism and other special needs.
We are truly “at the fork” in the road. As a culture, we must choose which path to take. One is a path of thoughtless consumption and industrialization that sacrifices the lives and wellbeing of animals and spells disaster for our climate. The other is the path of consuming more plants and significantly less and much better meat from regenerative organic and humane agriculture, that raises animals responsibly and ethically on pasture, while also helping to bring our climate back into balance.