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 “liked” barley & birch and Simple Kids on facebook.

  2. I liked the lapneck shirts….they don’t hug kids necks so tightly…the sweaters are also adorable. What a great company…simple and organic.

  3. I like the bluefeet husband loves penguins!

  4. Barn tee. And anyone who gives away 15% to charity has my respect.
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  5. I love the garlic shirt! So cute…

  6. They have the cutest stuff! I love the elk tee, the boards tee, and the chameleon tee.

  7. Love the simple, but unexpected designs.

  8. I think the Acorns Tee is adorable!!!

  9. Love the Julia dress!

  10. christy schlegel says:

    What a great resource. Childrens clothing options that are environmentally friendly are not the easiest to come by. I love there t’s!

  11. My little one would love the monkey tee.

  12. I really like the oak one-piece and the monkey long-sleeve 🙂 My son would look adorable in them 🙂

  13. I’m a fan of barley & birch and a fan of simple kids on facebook – Vanessa Corazon 🙂

  14. i love that their designs are not kidish – the bridge is my favorite!

  15. i “like” barley and birch and you!

  16. I love the lapneck tees – perfect for my son and reminiscent of the baby onesies I would put on him. I can’t wait to get the Penguin one for Christmas!

    I’m loving that they give a percentage to such fabulous charities – and the fact that they’ve funded schools and clinics is phenomenal.
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  17. I’m already a fan of Simple Kids, but I did like Barley + Birch!
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  18. The baby onesies are adorable!

  19. The t-shirts, and the artwork they put on each one!

  20. I like the cactus

  21. I love the palm tree tee’s. Very cute clothes!

  22. I “liked” Simple Kids and barley & birch on facebook.

  23. Kaylee Heninger says:

    I love their tees and onesies. though I don’t have anyone onesie age anymore. I love the pig, the panda, the octi, the bridge…so cute! and so simple! I love the fact that everything is organic, and american made every step of the way!

  24. Jessica Browning says:

    Really love to purchase things that do double duty…dress my son in great clothes and help improve the lives of others. Some cute and unique designs that would make great gifts too. Especially like the monkeys T-shirt. Cute!

  25. Adorable clothes. Count me in!
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  26. Have to say, I think the Amanda shirt dress is my favorite!

  27. Carrots Longsleeve Tee is my fav! =D

  28. I like the lapneck tees… both my girls have big heads and they hate shirts that are too hard to get over their heads. I like the cameleon design and the jellies.

  29. I like the Haiti tee the best, and I love that the company helps Haitians. My husband and I are leading a mission trip down there after Christmas, and I would love for my kids to be able to share that even through their t-shirts!
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  30. The Panda Longsleeve Onepiece! Loooove pandas!

  31. I like the lapneck tees – especially the bluefeet one!

  32. The onesies with the carrots are adorable!
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  33. LOVE the poppies tee-shirt. Its adorable.

  34. I liked simple kids and birch and barley on facebook!

  35. The hippos are so cute.

  36. ~love~ that all of their components are sourced within 100 miles of each other 🙂 and great pieces!! very cute bluefeet!!

  37. Eco-Friendly! I so appreciate and patronize these wonderful companies.
    I adore the Acorns Longsleeve Tee…
    Many thanks, Cindi

  38. I “Like” Barley and Birch and Simple Kids on Facebook.
    Thanks, Cindi

  39. I love the elk and fishies lap neck tees. Like so many moms, lap neck tees are so easy to get over heads of wiggly toddlers! I love the unique, nature inspired designs with a sense of humor. Great giveaway! Thanks!

  40. I was tempted by the Hug Me tee but the Oak longsleeve really takes my heart and what’s not to love about this company. Beautiful things. Thank you for the giveaway!

  41. I can’t choose just one! But if I HAD to, it’d be the octi print. My girls would love it!

  42. oops…and I just became a fan of both sites on Facebook. Nice work!

  43. I like that the clothes are environmentally friendly and learning that they give 15% of their profits to other organizations.

  44. Hanna DeMaster says:

    Love the “bluefeet” onepieces!

  45. Hanna DeMaster says:

    I also “like” both barley and birch and Simple Kids on facebook!

  46. I like the vine tee in pink. Very cute clothes!

  47. I like barley and birch on facebook, and simple kids of course!

  48. Oh man – which one DON’T I like?! I love the monkey longsleeved tee, the hippo (so cute!), and the carrots. Cute designs and the bonus of being eco-friendly!!
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  49. I am already your fan on Facebook and I “liked” barley & birch today:)
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  50. I adore Barley & Birch. I’ve been eying the bridge long-sleeve t for my son – he is in love with the Golden Gate Bridge!
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