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From The Archives: Exploring the many Ecosystems of Sand to Snow National Monument

Exploring the many Ecosystems of Sand to Snow National Monument [Originally Published In 2020] We always look forward to challenging our skill set, to craft the perfect combination of flora...

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BIODEGRADABILITY IN BODY CARE: EXPLORING THE OUTDOORS WITH JUNIPER RIDGE'S BODY WASH

Did you know that the body care products we use can have a significant impact on the environment? Biodegradability is key in reducing ecological harm caused by toxic ingredients found...

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SUPER BLOOM IN A BOTTLE: TOPANGA CANYON FIELD LAB

We wait for it year after year, and when it comes, we are never disappointed. The wildflower bloom along the coastal canyons in California, from Baja to Big Sur, begins...

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A NEW TAKE ON JUNIPER RIDGE CANDLES: THE CLEAN AND SUSTAINABLE CHOICE FOR HOME FRAGRANCE

Inspired by nature, Juniper Ridge Essential Oil Candles are hand poured in Oakland, CA, using domestically sourced, 100% pure soy wax and a natural cotton wick. The labels are printed...

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HIKING A FAULT LINE AND FINDING INSPIRATION ON MUSTANG PEAK- THE STORY BEHIND OUR LATEST FIELD LAB

The weather had been rainy leading up to the trip but we were determined, so when the clouds broke we piled into the truck (the van still wasn’t running), and...

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THE WESTERN WILDERNESS DEFENSE FUND: A TRADITION OF GIVING BACK

You could always find our founder, Hall Newbegin, out on the trail leading a hike and teaching others his wildcrafting knowledge. Throughout the years we have discovered and connected with...

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PROTECT WILD SALVIA APIANA: WHY JUNIPER RIDGE DOESN’T WILDHARVEST WHITE SAGE

Juniper Ridge was born out of a deep reverence for the plants that we harvest and the ecosystems they call home. We are increasingly concerned about the challenges facing the...

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SUSTAINABILITY AND UPCYCLING FOR THE HOLIDAYS

200,000 Trees Upcycled AND Counting Throughout history, various cultures have looked to the evergreen tree for comfort during the longest nights and coldest temperatures, celebrating all kinds of winter traditions...

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