Giveaway: $100 Gift Certificate from barley & birch

Welcome to Simple Living Media’s Home for the Holidays! We’ve got 25 giveaways across the entire network this week to give you plenty of chances to win a great gift, just in time for the holidays.

This giveaway is now close. Thank you!

Today I’m giving away a  $100 gift certificate from barley& birch! This company is the home of “unabashedly organic, planet-saving clothes” and just won the 2010 Parent’s Choice Award for Best Organic Clothing.

Learn more about this this amazing clothing company and how to win the gift certificate.

This company, founded in January 2009 by Kyle Smitley, is only in its second year of business, but you could safely say that they are going great places and setting the standard for natural and organic clothing businesses. In a world where the term “green” has become trendy, it is reassuring to know that for barley & birch the term is taken seriously.

Some facts about

  • They are a childrens’ clothing line made from 100% certified organic cotton.
  • They have ensured that every component of the line grows, originates, and occurs in the United States. Their cotton is grown, milled, dyed, and sewn withing 100 miles of each other. Their pigments are grown in small farms in the midwest.
  • They donate at least 15% of their profits to various grassroots organizations in order to fully offset every ounce of carbon that results from all aspects of running barley&birch, from the electricity to run the computers to the shipping to their customers.
  • They donate at least another 15% to groups around the world working hard to improve the lives of others. This includes everything from funding schools in Central America to providing shelter to victims of abuse in Haiti.
  • barley & birch just  launched their new online store Nov.1st, and are running a super sale in order to celebrate.

One Simple Kids reader will win a $100 Gift Certificate from barley & birch!

How to win

Everyone has two chances to win. Here’s how:

1. Comment on this post, answering this question: Visit barley & birch and come back here to Simple Kids and tell me what your favorite item is that they carry and/or your favorite thing about the company.

2. For an extra entry, “like” barley & birch and Simple Kids on Facebook. — Then leave an additional comment letting me know you’ve done so.  If you are already a fan, let me know that, too (and thank you!)

This giveaway will end tonight, Tuesday, November 30 at 11:59 p.m. EST I hope you win! We’ll announce the winners of all the holiday giveaways at the end of the week. This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you!

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About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at

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  1. I like you both!

  2. Love the Vines Onepiece!

  3. I like you both on Facebook.

  4. Hello! I love the fact that barley&birch is “home-grown” – 100% USA! I’m also loving the poppy and cactus prints as I’m from California!

  5. I already am a fan of Simple Kids on facebook, and I “Liked” barley&birch!

  6. My little girl would look really, really cute in the Amanda Shirtdress…

  7. I like the Octi, Pig, or Poppies lapneck tee!
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  8. I am torn between the hippo and oak designs.

  9. love the Bridge Longsleeve Tee

  10. like both on facebook
    Tara H

  11. Gabrielle Eaton says:

    The poppies shirts are great. I really like that the company is limiting its carbon footprint by producing everything in close proximity.

  12. I particularly like the chameleons lapneck tee.
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  13. The barn tshirt has to be my favorite!

  14. I like the natural horse tee and the poppies tank. I love that they are 100%organic which is impossible to find where we live.
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  15. The Palm Tee and the Waves Tee would be a popular pick at our house. We love to visit our family in Southern California.

  16. I am a fan of both on Facebook.
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  17. Tamara Davidson says:

    The Haiti t-shirt is so cute and has such a great message. I also love the jellies and oak tree tees.

  18. I like B&B and SK on facebook.

  19. I love the hippo design.

  20. The hippo design is my favorite!

  21. I love the bridge design!

  22. Liked and liked…

  23. I love the elk lapneck tee. My husband is a hunter and my son would love this shirt!

  24. My 4-year-old archeologist would really like the dinosaur fossil shirt!

  25. The Octi Longsleeve Tee is adorable

  26. The blue feet lap neck tee is fantastic!

  27. One favorite?, just one? I guess Luna tee.
    But I also love, Campanula and Jellies.
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  28. I just liked both in Facebook.

  29. Love the lapneck shirts and I know my girl would love one of the horse ones! 😉

  30. Emily Jochim says:

    love the bridge one piece!

  31. I like barley & birch on FB and already liked Simple Kids 🙂

  32. I’m loving the barn tee! So cute
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  33. Wow, amazing company! I love the fact that they are not only selling quality clothing but are creating a community via the Front Porch page. I will definitely be checking back to see the updates. Also love their commitment to giving!
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  34. Liked you both on fb!
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  35. I love the poppies tank. So cute!

  36. Love the Cullin shirt – so cute!

  37. I like the cute Fishies Onepiece!

  38. Mandi Bozarth says:

    I love the Bridge Lapneck Tee. It is so cute and my oldest spent most of his life in San Francisco and then we moved him to the mid-west. I think he would love to wear the bridge shirt. It is so nice to see such a thoughtful business doing well. I will remember them when we are shopping for clothes next time.

  39. one thing I like is the cactus long sleeved one piece… I’m into Southwest style,and can’t go wrong with a cactus! 🙂

  40. I like both on Facebook Michele Pineda

  41. I know my daughter would love the chameleon design.
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  42. The blue feet long sleeve tee is adorable!

  43. The Feathers Tee, all the way!

  44. Oh my goodness, I cannot get past how cute the onepieces are!

  45. I like the Oak tee!