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Down to Earth To Celebrate Earth Day With Day-Long Fundraiser for Sustainability Charter School

Down to Earth Organic & Natural will celebrate Earth Day with a day-long event to benefit a new sustainability charter school in Kaimuki, the School for Examining the Essential Questions of Sustainability (SEEQS), on April 27th, 2014 at Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Bldv. The day-long event includes Yoga (9am $10), Zumba (10am $10), Keiki Fun—face painting, cooking class and clown show (3pm), SEEQS Student Presentation (5pm Free), and will feature live musical performances by local favorites Mike Love (7:30pm) and Ooklah The Moc! (9:30pm).  A $15 fee covers admission to both performances.

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How I ... Launched an online shopping component for my business

Pacific Business News

by Staff Pacific Business News

Mark Fergusson says creating an e-store for his bricks-and-mortar business was not as easy as initially imagined. He eventually decided on two platforms and reports that the Amazon-branded platform generates more sales but also carries higher fees.

By Mark Fergusson, CEO and CFO of Down to Earth, describing the lessons learned from adding online sales to a bricks-and-mortar business.

We’ve had a website forever. I shouldn’t say forever, but for at least 15 years, we’ve had some sort of website. We did just relaunch the website in the last few months, actually.

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Popular Night Market Expands to Honolulu

by Down to Earth

The success of the monthly Down to Earth Kailua Night Market has led us to expand it to Honolulu beginning in March. The Night Markets celebrate local companies – we usually have about a dozen food-oriented vendors sampling and selling their products. There's also live entertainment and an in-store sale where customers receive 35% off ten great best-selling items.

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“Grow Organic” Workshop to be sponsored by Down to Earth Feb. 8th

by Down to Earth

Honolulu, HI (Jan. 14, 2014) - The Hawaii Organic Farming Association (HOFA) will host “Grow Organic: A One Day Hands-on Organic Event" on Saturday, February 8, at the Kualoa Ranch in Kaneohe, Oahu from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. “Grow Organic” features a hands-on workshop where participants can learn first-hand about organic soil practices from farm expert, Jon Biloon.

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Down to Earth Organic & Natural Opens e-Store

New Hope 360

by Natural Foods Merchandiser

The company's new e-store will initially feature more than 100 items including local Hawaii products such as local coffee, honey, cosmetics, and Noni and Spirulina products; cosmetics sunscreen, facial care, oils and massage lotions, Down to Earth private label and branded products, as well as vegetarian supplements including vitamins, protein powders, heart and bone health aids, antioxidants, cold and flu herbal remedies, and much more.