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We Love Our Farmers!

Today, October 12th, is National Farmer’s Day. This day, once called Old Farmer’s Day, has been recognized since the early 1800s in America. Other countries have their own farmers’ days to celebrate on different days, but here in October, it’s harvest season—the perfect time to reflect on what’s produced over the course of the year….

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New Oil Added: Mongongo Oil

Have you been waiting on us to release a new oil? Wait no longer, we’re ready to announce that our latest product line addition is Mongongo oil! Mongongo oil is cold-pressed extracted from the nut of the Schiniziophyton rautanenii tree. The Mongongo tree is also sometimes called the Manketti tree, so you may see this…

Fear not This October With These Spectacular Savings!

Halloween is a long-established holiday that dates back to the Celts sometime around 750 BC. Although there is no clear record, it is believed that on October 31st the Celts rejoiced in a day of feasting, during which they wore costumes as a disguise to ward off ghosts. At night, they carried around lanterns carved…

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Go Coconuts With This One Day Sale

Love coconuts? You’re definitely not alone! Cocos nucifera has been domesticated and cultivated by humans for thousands of years, and with good reason! Every part of the tree has a use, so it’s been given the name “tree of life”. This plant is celebrated today, September 2nd, on World Coconut Day! Of course, we only…

Bring in the Fall Equinox With Some Cool Discounts

Happy Labor Day! It’s the unofficial last weekend of summertime in the Northern hemisphere as schools start back up and temps begin to drop! Although it is sad to soon retire the flip flops, there is so much that fall offers: apple picking, hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes… Here in New England, we’re blessed with…

New Product: Turbinado Sugar

Looking for an alternative to your regular granulated sugar? Our latest new product line addition could be for you! We’re happy to announce we are now offering Organic Turbinado Sugar. In the US, it’s often branded as “raw” sugar—which isn’t actually accurate marketing by the true definition of “raw,” as this material certainly goes through…

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Recognizing World Humanitarian Day 2021

World Humanitarian Day was recognized yesterday to pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who have lost their lives or been injured in their line of work, and to honor the workers who continue to work in increasingly dangerous environments.  On August 19th 2003, a bomb attack targeted the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq. This attack…

Explaining Our Two New COSMOS Compliant Items

Shopping for a particular item and see that it’s tagged as COSMOS-Compliant? Some may wonder, what does this mean?  Well, we are here to educate and offer two new products that meet the criteria!   Our new Shampoo and Lotion bases from Stephenson are now available and both are Cosmos Compliant. They’re replacing our previously offered…

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New, Sustainable Palm Oil Oleochemicals

Palm oil production makes up about one-third of oils produced from crops. This edible, skin-safe oil is an ingredient used largely in the food, personal care, and biofuel industries. It’s extremely versatile, odorless, and colorless—and a small amount of the plant yields a large amount of oil! Like other highly-consumed commodities, however, its production is…

Did You Know CBD Has It’s Own National Holiday?

On August 8th, this all-natural cannabinoid will be recognized for all it has to offer! The Hemp plant, having the botanical name Cannabis sativa, is an exceptional herbaceous plant that has been used in a wide variety of applications in everything from the food and beverage industry to cosmetics and personal health. Although cultivation has…

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Omega-3 Source: Norwegian Salmon Oil

When it comes to nutritional supplements, fish oils are one of the most popular and commonly discussed! Full of omega-3 essential fatty acids that humans can’t naturally produce, we carry a wide variety of oils sourced from different marine life organisms and one of these frontrunner products is Salmon Oil. We have previously carried Salmon…