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  Ever wondered how you could support ethical, sustainable businesses and nonprofits? Welcome to a new regular series highlighting products, services, and organizations that are doing well by doing good. SW Basics is a Brooklyn-based, 100% natural skincare line, and also a registered BCorps. All of their products are formulated with five organic, fair trade, or family farm ingredients or less. We spoke to Adina Grigore, the Founder of SW Basics, who lives in Greenpoint, about the work that...
Ever wondered how you could support ethical, sustainable businesses and nonprofits? Welcome to a new regular series highlighting products, services and organizations that are doing well by doing good. Solight Design creates beautiful and sustainable products that use renewable energy for a mobile and zero carbon lifestyle, including the SolarPuff, a flat-pack solar lantern. The company also allows you to gift the lanterns to communities in Syria, Ghana, Nepal and Haiti. We spoke to Alice Min...
  Ever wondered how you could support ethical, sustainable businesses? Welcome to a new series highlighting products, services and organizations that are ‘doing well by doing good’. Brooklyn Bicycle Company, defines their purpose as “to connect people with the places they call home, fostering meaningful relationships and contributing to local economies—thereby strengthening communities the world over.” We spoke to Ryan Zagata from Brooklyn Bicycle Company, who resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with his wife and two children, and...
Ever wondered how you could support ethical, sustainable businesses? Welcome to a new regular series highlighting products, services, and organizations that are ‘doing well by doing good’. We start with Farmigo (a name that comes from combining ‘Farm’ and ‘Amigo’), an online farmer’s market that works directly with local farmers and foodmakers to curate a weekly marketplace where customers can order fresh, hand-crafted groceries and retrieve them at a neighborhood pickup spot. Farmigo, a BCorp...