Cute, huh? See below for free giveaway and discounts!
Recently, I was contacted by Chapter One’s public relations firm about featuring a story about their organic baby and toddler clothing line. At first glance, I thought I really don’t have babies or toddlers anymore (sigh…unfortunately) and I was not sure if my readers did either. Would the post just be passed up?
As I read the press release about Chapter One and the company’s founder, Jennifer Murphy, I quickly realized that this company was more than just an ordinary organic children clothing manufacturer. Murphy, in creating Chapter One, combined her desire to be environmental responsible with her passion to help others.
Murphy with her children
And boy did Murphy create. Not only do all the vendors who produce the organic clothing line follow GOTS (global organic trade standards), but all the clothing is made in the United States by women who had significant employment barriers. Through an established training program, the women are taught skills and good work habits in order to be able to earn a fair wage to take care of their families.
The clothing line consists of onesies, tops, bottoms, rompers, dresses, bibs and blankets in a variety of styles. Great care was given in sourcing the materials and method used to create the clothing line. Only water based inks (free of plastisols) are used for the silk screening and all other dyes are low impact. Whenever possible, all the hang tags are printed on seeded paper that can be planted after they are read. Additionally, some of the packaging is made by the same women who are making the clothes.
The clothing line is a colorful reflection of what childhood is all about. Check out these groovy rompers in either pink or green. Aren’t they adorable? Makes me want to have another child, but my husband would not be participating….
The blankets and matching bibs are equally as colorful!
But wait, there is more. Murphy is also the author of a children’s book, The Green Eaters- A Dream Comes True (printed on 30% recycled paper with an environmentally conscious printer in North America.). A summary of the book is as follows:
“A fun and heart warming picture book for babies and young children that tells the story of five farm animal friends who dream of a better life outside of Dreary Day factory farm. They dream of a better future and one day they are moved to an organic farm. They are amazed and delighted by what they find at The Green Eaters Farm. They realize this new home is where their dream comes true! A fun and friendly way to introduce the importance of organic living to children!”
For each book purchase, a tree will be planted through Eco-Libris.
Want to bring home the spirit of The Green Eaters Farm? Check out Green Eaters’ tote bag, bibs, and other gear.
So, what are you waiting for? Need a baby or toddler gift or something sweet for your little one? Check out Chapter One and go organic with a purpose.
Discount and Giveaway:
Chapter One is offering Green Talk readers 15% off any order on their website until June 3, 2008. Enter the code, 08GREENT.
In addition, one lucky Green Talk reader will be able to win a groovy romper pictured above (in either pink or green, your choice). The Company will send it directly to you. All you have to do to win is give me a comment as to your favorite pet or animal (if you have never had a pet.) I will put all the comments who give me a pet comment in a hat and randomly select one. Don’t worry about the content of your comment as long as it is a pet comment. I am not judging whose comment is best!Contest ends Tuesday, June 3 at 6PM eastern time. US residents only can win. Good Luck everyone!
Pictures by permission of Chapter One.
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