Our Values & Actions:
At FES we believe we have a responsibility to care for this magnificent planet that sustains us all.
We are dual-certified Organic and Demeter Biodynamic for our land, wild-harvesting and product preparation — these are the highest standards in the world for sustainable land use.
We manage a large composting program to regenerate and ‘give back’ to the life of the soil, water and plants.
We use limited packaging that emphasizes natural, recycled, and/or reused materials. We always print on recycled paper.
Our bottles are always glass and our displays are handmade from ecologically harvested wood with natural finishes. We use plastic or synthetic materials only when there is no other reasonable alternative.
We tithe financial support to local, national and international environmental and social organizations. We also supply product donations to social programs throughout the world.
We are committed to ecological transportation strategies such as employee carpooling, a 4-day work-week, and consolidation of trips.
We strive to conserve electricity, water and paper wherever possible; and we actively recycle glass, paper, tin, cardboard and plastic.
We provide our staff with preventative, holistic health coverage.
We provide retirement and savings benefits to our staff, by investing in the socially conscious Calvert fund.
We use only earth-friendly, non-chemical cleaners in our office and production spaces, eco-friendly lighting, LCD computer screens, and other sustainable measures.
We are a small, locally-owned company and care about the people we encounter and the world we share.
If for any reason you are not fully satisfied with any item purchased from us, we will cheerfully replace it or issue a refund. (Satisfaction guarantee applies within 60 days of purchases made directly from FES.)
We NEVER sell or trade any of our customers' personal information with any other organization or company; and mailings are limited to special sales that would be of interest to you.
If you have any suggestions for additional practical ways we can walk lightly and help to renew this Earth – please let us know!