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Our Visit to the Argan Oil Cooperative

In January of 2017, my husband, Chris, and I travelled to Morocco to visit the source of our Argan oil. Click to read and see photos from our journey!

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Awesomely Sustainable Gift Guide – 2016

Check out our second annual sustainable gift guide and enter for your chance to win one of 5 subscriptions to B Magazine!

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The Many Facets of Fair + Giveaway

What does fair mean to you? Click to read about the many facets of fair, and enter for a chance to win $126 worth of awesome goodies (ends 10/23/16)!

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Side by Side: Badger Lip Balm

Badger lip balm

At the time of publishing, Badger makes over 20 different lip balms. Read to discover which Badger lip balm is right for you!

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Hamilton dances with fire, sparks change

Learn more about Badger’s own Rebecca Hamilton: fire dancer, sailor, and agent of change. Here she speaks to Ian J.D. Logan from the Keene Sentinel.

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12 Awesomely Sustainable Gift Ideas

A sketch of a Badger carrying boxes with different certifications

When it comes to being sustainable, we Badgers take pride in committing to it all year round. For example, the only money I spent on this past “Black Friday” gained me entry into two state parks in Florida. For eleven

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Natural, Organic, and Fair Trade

Some of Badger's most common certifications - NPA certified natural, USDA organic, NSF contains organic ingredients, and fair trade certified

Safety regulation for cosmetics and personal care products is often compared to the Wild West: the landscape is simply too vast to sufficiently govern it. The lone sheriff in town, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), provides guidance based on

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Fair Trade: Movement Towards Balance in our Global Economy

As an owner and operator of a small business dependent on agricultural goods sourced worldwide, I often wonder about our sustainability as an organization. Internally, we can make all of the right choices – from creating a healthy working environment

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Fair Trade: Because It’s the Right Thing to Do

Badger Mission: “To run a business that is fun, fair and profitable; where money is fuel, not a goal; and where our vision for a healthier world finds expression through the way we work and through the way we treat

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Supplier & Ingredient Spotlight: Earthoil & Fair Trade Argan Oil

Fair Trade Argan Cooperative

Edit March 9, 2017: we now use a different argan oil supplier. Please check out Badger Rebecca’s visit to our argan oil cooperative in Morocco! In 2007, a group of Moroccan women organized an all-female, Fair Trade cooperative in order to

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