Companies often express commitments to social and environmental good, but how can you know they live up to those claims? One answer: Look for the B Corporation seal, now earned by more than 680 mission-driven companies, from small favorites like Bhakti Chai, Back to the Roots, W.S. Badger Co., and Sambazon to biggies like Seventh Generation and Ben & Jerry’s. Read more about B Corps.
Celebrating our 43rd Earth Day in the U.S. brings to mind so many devastating facts about the environment, but also moments like this in Switzerland, a country that subsidizes organic, local farming. Agritourism, vacationing on farms and touring food-producing regions, is an inspiring way to reflect on what you eat and how it’s produced. In Switzerland, a country rooted in regional culinary traditions, each small town has something unique to offer. See the slideshow. Read more about eco-conscious food culture.
What happens when you combine fresh ginger juice, Fair Trade tea, and sincere devotion to social change? Bhakti Chai. Last fall I spent time with founder Brook Eddy talking about the evolution of her once-local, now-national business, her commitment to social activism and giving back, and what Bhakti will do next. Find out why this Boulder, Colorado-based B-corporation is on fire.
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“I wanted to thank you profusely for the beautiful article you wrote on Bhakti Chai. I can’t imagine a more thoughtful or well-written feature for them at this time. A high bar you’ve set indeed!” -Jen Markus, Fresh Ideas Group
Read the article: “Can Compassion Grow a Business? Yes says Bhakti Chai”
As editor in chief, there’s nothing more thrilling than to see an issue like Delicious Living‘s Annual Health and Wellness Guide come together. The entire staff brainstormed hundreds of the simplest and most essential tips for everyday well-being then chose the best of the best to highlight. Working with illustrator Nathalie Dion was icing on the cake.
From “46 Fresh Ways to Feel (and Look) Your Best:
“Health, like happiness, is such a broad term — each person must define it for herself. And yet, there are a few universal truths: Eating more veggies will prevent disease and increase energy. Getting enough sleep does result in a more beautiful you. A high-quality multivitamin can do your body good. So go ahead — clip your favorites, post them to your mirror, your laptop … enjoy a fresh take! After all, as Tieraona Low Dog, MD, reminds us: ‘Health is a journey, not a destination.'”