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What is CBD? CBD (cannabidiol) is a component of hemp—a plant that looks a whole lot like marijuana. In fact, they’re both Cannabis sativa plants. The key difference? Hemp is grown to have a legal limit of less than 0.3 percent THC. When people think of getting high on marijuana, it’s the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) they’re thinking of: Marijuana typically has THC percentages in the teens. In other words, nobody is getting stoned on CBD—it’s the clean cousin of marijuana’s THC. While CBD and THC are very different, they are both plant chemicals known as cannabinoids. There are about 100 different cannabinoids in the cannabis [...]
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A RECIPE FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES CHOCOLATE Endangered Species Chocolate remains a leader in supplying ethical chocolate. We’re proud to be a Non-GMO, Fair Trade premium chocolate option for consumers. We have made a commitment to donate 10% of our annual net profits to our GiveBack partners; giving back over $1,700,000 over the last three years alone. Our commitment is even stronger today as we drive towards our company goal of giving a million dollars back to conservation annually. MINT FLOURLESS ENDANGERED SPECIES CHOCOLATE TORTE Gluten-free life is full of struggles when it comes to cakes. There are so few flours that are [...]
Stumped on a Valentine’s Day gift that isn’t super cheesy or boring? Head to your closest Dean's for a wide array of local and sustainable gift options to show your loved one how much you really care: 1. Sustainably Sourced Local Organic Flowers   Set a romantic mood on Valentine’s Day with fresh sustainable flowers! We have roses and a Love in Paris bouquet from a local farm. Price: $14.99 - $19.99 2. Aromatherapy Love the smell of a nice candle, but not the open flame? (We're looking at you pet parents). Essential oils are your answer! Aura Cacia's Lavender oil is one of our top choices for relaxation. Price: $11.99 - $38.99 3. [...]
What makes someone happy? The hobbies they enjoy! When gifting this year, why not think about the activities that mean a lot to that special person. Here are some ideas for inspiration.1. The Athlete   Garden Of Life Plant Based Sport Protein Tiger Balm Ultra Strength Pain Relieving Ointment Sports Rub Sun Warrior Plant Based Protein Bars Aura Cacia Frankincense Essential Oil Sage Smudging Sticks    2. The Gourmet Foodie  Italian Organic Olive Oil Compagnia Del Montale Italian Balsamic VinegarCoconutz Peanut Butter CupsThe Maple Guild Bourbon Barrel Maple Syrup Heavenly Organics Neem Honey   3. The Animal Lover   Cruelty-Free Andalou Lavender Thyme Body Lotion Pacifica Cruelty-Free Indian Coconut Nectar Perfume Milkadamia Macadamia Milk Starseed Bakery Local Vegan Gingerbread Cookies Sjaak's Vegan Chocolate Large Santa [...]
Need to check a few more items off your holiday shopping list? Here's a handy guide to help you find some great gifts for $25 or less!  1. Holiday Bar Soaps     Anyone who has a nose and skin will love these holiday soaps from Plantlife. They smell amazing, and the base is one of the gentlest of all soaps--known as Castile soap--making them suitable for all skin types. Best of all, they're hand-crafted using natural ingredients and include pure essential oils and organic botanicals. Price: $5.25 2. Essential Oils    These plant-derived oils can be used for everything from energy to relaxation. They can be added to a bath, used in homemade [...]