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 all the pieces with pictures of bridges on them.

  2. I like the rhino, pig and oak tees

  3. I love the poppies t-shirt!

  4. AND I’m already a fan. 🙂

  5. love the chameleons and the carrot ones – what fun

  6. I love the Panda Longsleeve Tee!

  7. Sarah Nottle says:

    Love the Polar bears!

  8. Love the Waves Tee and Palms Tank.

  9. Sarah Nottle says:

    “liked”! already a fan : )

  10. I love the “acorns” long sleeve tee! madebymyrnie(at)gmail(dot)com
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  11. I love the bluefeet tees – how cute!

  12. love the bridge lapneck tee!

  13. i like the animal tanks & tees they are great!

  14. like you both on FB 🙂


  15. My youngest would GO CRAZY for the pig…CRAZY. 🙂
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  16. I love the cactus tee!

  17. I liked barley & birch on Facebook

  18. …I’ve always like Simple Kids of Facebook!

  19. Love their onepieces–they’re gorgeous!
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  20. Like both on f .
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  21. anything with tree’s involved is good in my book. beautiful!

  22. Jess Mosher says:

    The golden gate tee is awesome!! My boys would love it.

  23. Jess Mosher says:

    Just “liked” your site and barley and birch on Fb. thanks for the chance to win!

  24. The pig tee is cute!

  25. I like the oak tree tee and the hippo tee. I would love anything from their store though – it looks like great stuff!

  26. Love all the graphic tees. . hard to choose a favorite! 🙂

  27. i love this company – organic cotton, fair trade, grassroots, awesome design – what’s not to love!

  28. The tees are great and I love that they are giving back in such thoughtful ways and made in the USA! Yay! Thanks for the chance.

  29. I love the monkeys one piece…really most of the one pieces are awesome.
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  30. I liked both on Facebook

  31. I love the Luna Tee!

  32. Their laptneck tees are simply adorable…love the graphics! Now this is a company that our family can get behind… all organic, gives back to those in need& sustainable practices….fantastic!

  33. The Amanda Shirtdress is so cute!

  34. I liked lots of shirts — the boards, the bridge and the bear eating sushi were all cool.
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  35. love the orca!!

  36. liked on fb x2!

  37. I like the Kiran Blazer best, I think. There’s so much that I love, though!
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  38. I liked barley and birtch. I’m already a fan of simple kids.
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  39. I like the Poppies, Palms and Bridges designs, but my son would go for Panda, for sure!

  40. Like barley & birch on my FB

  41. Like Simple Kids on my FB

  42. I like the oak tee

  43. Like Barley&Birch and SK on FB

  44. I love the chameleon shirt. So cute!
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  45. the carrots longsleeve is adorable! thanks!

  46. The campanula tee is cute.
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  47. I liked on facebook.
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  48. My favorite items are the bridge tee and cullin shirt! I wasn’t sure where to find the pants on the website, but those look cute too.

  49. I love the Amanda Shirtdress and the Bridge tank!…and the Polar Bear onesie!

  50. I also “liked” barley & birch and Simple Kids on Facebook!