Heidi Reimer Epp, Found of Botanical Paperworks
Photo courtesy of Joel Ross

Because the response to our plantable packaging has been outstanding, we reached out to founder Heidi Reimer Epp of Botanical Paperworks. So many of you had questions about our environmentally friendly, plantable packaging (as did we), and we wanted to see if we can actually answer them! Heidi was super generous to agree to an online interview. We hope you enjoy learning about their plantable packaging process as much as we did!

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It's a bit hard to believe that our non-profit vision is taking shape because it felt like yesterday when b.a.r.e. soaps was simply a vision.  However, we're excited to share with you what the team was able to do last month, the truth and the difficulties on our non-profit work, and our long-term vision.  Yes, that's a lot for one blog post!  So we'll be breaking it up into a two part series.

For this week, we wanted to focus on what your purchases helped support during last month's trip.  Because of you, we were able to donate 12 bottles of multivitamins, 19 pairs of reading glasses, and 52 bars of scented soap. We used the leftover non-profit funds from 2013 to purchase the multivitamins, and we still have a bulk left to deploy from 2014 proceeds.  We will keep you posted as we deploy these funds in upcoming potential projects:  educational/medical funds and seeds for argiculture.  

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