No GMOs Part 1: Hooray USDA

Despite the ongoing argument around a single national labeling standard, today there are ways to seek out food and other products that do not contain GMOs. One of the simplest and most trustworthy is the USDA certified organic seal. UDSA = no GMOs!

Ten Things that Make Badger Unique

Anastasia was delighted with last year's lettuce crop in the Badger garden! You might be thinking this post will be all about our products, but there are other things that make us Badger Unique. Like how the company is run, and some of the magical things that happen within the walls of Badger HQ. So here are ten things you might not know about our company – things that really make us special.

Farm to Formulation: Organic Bergamot Oil

Badger Rebecca peeks through bergamot branches When it comes to choosing the key ingredients used in our products, how those ingredients are grown, processed, and stored matters just as much to us as how they smell, feel, and work in the product. So what better way to do to deepen our understanding and connection to our ingredients and suppliers than by visiting the source!

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Obsession

Here at Badger, we’re serious about our olive oil. Two-thirds of our more than one hundred products have organic extra virgin olive oil as a primary ingredient and we use over 16,000 gallons each year!

Love & Intention: How We Create Products

Badger’s philosophy of formulation is pretty simple: we create products for people that we love, and we share them with the world. But what does that mean exactly? It means that when a friend, a loved one, or a Badger

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

Organic & Free: Badger Lunch

The Badgers enjoy lunch outside in the sunshine, 2012 If you were to call Badger HQ and ask any Badger what their favorite employee benefit is, you’d likely hear “lunch!” at least a few times. However, just don’t try to call and ask us in the middle of the

Stand Up for GMO Labeling

A photo of Badger Bill and his grandaughter Maya at their home in Gilsum New Hampshire This week, members of the House of Representatives are getting ready to vote on the anti-GMO labeling bill H.R. 1599, appropriately dubbed by opponents as the Deny Americans the Right to Know – or DARK Act. According to Just Label

Spotlight on Badger Supplier: Enviro-Tote

Enviro tote's logo, featuring a happy cartoon reusable bag Totes are totally cool. They’re practical, reusable, and when done right, pretty nice to look at. We Badgers are always toting stuff around, so it made perfect sense to commission a durable Badger tote for everyday use. Luckily, when it

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