Monthly Archives: October 2010

GreenFest Winners!

What an amazing contest! All of the responses we received are incredibly thoughtful and inspired tons of “aha!” moments. Thanks to everyone for sharing the big lifestyle choices and the little everyday habits that help lessen human impact and nurture our planet. Six winners have been chosen at random to receive a free pass to the Green Festival in San Francisco! We will have goodie bags for you at the Mountain Rose Herbs booth #840, so come by to claim your prize! We will also have 100 Pesticides Suck! tote bags at our booth to give away to blog readers during the festival. Congratulations to the Winners! 70 – Tuesday Leigh 12 – Quiet Violet 120 – Kelly Mitchell 34 – Musetica 66 – Joe 100 – Jess Winners: Please send an email with your full name to and we will arrange to have the Guest Passes available for […]

Video ~ Herbal Tooth Powder

Welcome to the Mountain Rose Blog!

An array of voices throughout Mountain Rose Herbs will use this bit of cyberland to explore herbal curiosities and wisdoms. We will share our favorite recipes, recount personal tales, announce exciting events and giveaways, post important company news, and so much more! We hope you’ll enjoy reading the diverse stories from our little nook here in Eugene, and that you will join in the conversation. You can leave a comment for us, share our blog posts on your Facebook wall by clicking the “Like” button, or subscribe via the RSS feed. Thank you wholeheartedly for reading our first blog post and herbal cheers to the blogosphere! ~Erin

Giveaway ~ Green Festival!

Six lucky blog readers will win a guest pass to the San Francisco Green Festival and a special gift bag filled with goodies from Mountain Rose Herbs! Leave a comment telling us one thing you do to reduce your environmental impact. We’ll select 6 winners at random on Thursday, October 28th! We will also have 100 organic Pesticides Suck! tote bags and The Herb Companion Magazine’s annual Herbazine to give away to blog readers at our booth.  Let us know that you subscribe to our blog when you stop by booth #840 to receive your free tote bag. We’ll see you in San Francisco!

A Green Booth for Greenfest

As we prepared for the Green Festival in San Francisco last year, Irene and I decided to build a new booth for the many events we attend around the country. We brainstormed, thumbing through industry catalogs filled with everything from pop-up displays to fancy, super modern structures. It didn’t take long before we became disheartened by the search. The lack of sustainable materials available to choose from made for dismal prospects. Could we really print giant photos of nettles and calendula on a big plastic backdrop? The thought of displaying a newly manufactured booth made of synthetic materials at an event focused on environmental harmony and green living made us cringe. That’s when the BIG idea struck. We would build our new booth using only recycled, reused, and reclaimed materials! Our grand vision was to create a sunny herbalist’s garden with a mossy fence, rustic cabinets, old herbal books, rusty […]