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. Kiersten H. says:

    I like the Vines Onepiece (Pink) and that thier clothes are organic.

  2. love this stuff.

  3. fishies longsleeve lapneck tee

  4. Jenny Runyan says:

    The Acorn Longlseeve Lapneck tee is so adorable and pefect for fall chilly weather-I love it What a neat company!

  5. Yolanda Beltran says:

    I love that their clothes are conscious. 🙂

  6. I love how this company has awesome stuff and that they are simply chic and conscious at the same time!

  7. i liked both on FB!
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  8. Definitely the elk long sleeve for my little guy!

  9. Anita Conrad says:

    I don’t think there is one thing on their website that would NOT want for my niece or nephew….but one of my favorites is the Poppy tank…so cute!

  10. I went onto the barley & birch website and I was impressed. I love what this company is doing and what they are offering. I liked it so much I sent a few eco conscious friends a link to the website. Thanks for sharing this great store with your readers.
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  11. the panda tank is super cute; my two year old would love it!

  12. their business philosophy is awesome! and the clothes are too cute to boot!

  13. Abigail Gunter says:

    The panda, monkey, or orca tees would look adorable on my girls.

  14. I really like the Barn Long-sleeved tee. So simple and cute!

  15. liked and have liked for a long time!!
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  16. love all their clothes! the simon pant is great…and i love how much they give back! definitely a company i could support…
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  17. My favorite is the Jellies design!

  18. I like the elk tees.

  19. I like Simple Kids and barley&birch on facebook.

  20. Garlic on a onesie. Adorable.

  21. I like both.

  22. The acorn longsleeve tee would look so sweet on my son!

  23. yolanda beltran says:

    I liked both on facebook.

  24. I really like the Front Porche idea. I´d love to belong to their community! Thanks for introducing me to this great project!
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  25. I love your carrots tee. that’s really cute!!

  26. the hippo with the snorkel? oh my STARS! my little man would LOVE that. he was a scuba diver for halloween and loves all things “diver”.

  27. Their onepieces are really cute. I especially like the octi and jellies ones.

  28. Kristen T. says:

    I’ve got some girlie girls in my house, so all of the floral prints caught my eye. I especially love the “Poppies” print!

  29. I know my girls would love the pig tee and my son would love the triceretops (sp?) tee!

  30. And I like barley and birch and simple kids on fb!

  31. Overall soft colors and tones. Very “earthy”.

  32. I love the hippo tee. So adorable.
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  33. what an incredible business! i love that they give 15% of profit to other organizations working to improve the lives of others. beautiful clothing.

  34. I like the shirt dress and the one pieces are very cute too!
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  35. i love the amanda shirtdress!
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  36. The feather and elk designs are lovely!

  37. just ‘liked’ barley and birch on facebook. was already a fan of simple kids on fb. 🙂
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  38. My little boys would really like the horse and the pig tees.

  39. i like the Campanula Lapneck Tee

  40. just liked them on facebook

  41. Kristen M. says:

    Living in SoCal, I think the long-sleeve wave design onepeice is pretty cool.

  42. I LOVE the Barn Tee and the Chameleons Tee, they would look great on my little guy!! And I love how eco-conscious the company is.

  43. They’re adorable. I love the Acorns Full Sleeve Tee.. It’s cute and perfect for the season! What I love most about barley and birch is that besides being completely organic, they’re also a “business of sharing” and share their profits to fund causes worldwide.. Love that!
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  44. And I just liked both on Facebook. 🙂

  45. The Oak Lapneck Tee is darling – it would be perfect for my little birdie!

  46. I love the Octi Tee but it’s out of stock…the Lion Tee is cute too!

  47. Likes barley & birch and Simple Kids on Facebook.

  48. Terrie Smith says:

    I would totally love to have the Panda or Carrot tee shirts. I have a few grandchildren who would love them!

  49. I think the cactus t-shirt is pretty cool, and would look great on my son!


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