Supplier Stories: How Alaffia Soap Helps Alleviate Poverty in West Africa

A young couple with humble beginnings (one of Washington, one of West Africa) built a women’s cooperative that became one of the most successful fair trade body care businesses in the world. But before all that, they fell in love...and by “they,” we’re talking Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, founders of Alaffia — a pair who grew up worlds apart, but managed to find each other and a shared mission of using handmade soaps to help save West African women from extreme poverty by giving them opportunities for fair pay and fulfilling work at one of the company's six cooperatives.
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How Greyston Bakery Breaks Employment Barriers Through Sweet Treats

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local — only available in a couple of stores — while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

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Supplier Stories: Spotlight on Three Twins Ice Cream

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local — only available in a couple of stores — while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

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Supplier Stories: How Sir Kensington’s Revolutionized Condiments

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local — only available in a couple of stores — while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

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Supplier Stories: Justin’s—From a One-Guy Business to a Lunch Box Essential

Justin’s snacks have found homes in lunch boxes across the country — but it was at Whole Foods Market where their grocery store journey began.
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Supplier Stories: Brooklyn-Based Rule Breaker Snacks (Select Stores Only)

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local—only available in a couple of stores—while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.
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Supplier Stories, Unwrapped: The Small-Batch Story of Bobo’s Oat Bars

Bobo’s Oat Bars make for a perfect lunchbox filler or after-school snack—but without a girl named Bobo, they never would have happened. Here’s how a rainy-afternoon snack turned into a small-batch business that still uses the same four-ingredient recipe.
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Coffee for You, Water for All

Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the man behind the One for One® movement.

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TOMS' Newest One-for-One Venture

In the last seven years, we’ve seen the incredible impact our customers can have on communities around the world. TOMS started as a shoe company, but quickly grew into the One for One company with the addition of TOMS Eyewear, continuing to use business to change lives.
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Organic India

Learn how Organic India creates their ghee, teas, herbs, spices and wellness supplements with care and empowerment.
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