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The Dangerous Truths of Indoor Tanning

by kelly / January, 6 2016 01:30
Recently at a party I overheard a friend say they needed to head to a tanning salon to get some winter color. It almost gave me a heart attack. Ok, I may be exaggerating but my heart really did break. Hearing someone say that might be the worst thing I could hear and more importantly, it's one of the worst things you can do for your skin. It causes premature aging and even skin cancer. Just say NO to indoor tanning! [More]

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Discovering Block Island - Glass Float Project

by Will / February, 26 2014 01:30
Each year local Rhode Island Artist Eben Horton starts his Glass Float Project anew. It's become an annual event celebrating the beauty of Block Island in a fun, interactive way. This year is no different and Eben needs your help to keep the project going. While this project is not tied to Block Island Organics, we love highlighting and supporting projects that showcase the beauty and promote Block Island. It's where we started and we love the island. [More]

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A Bracelet That Measures Sun Exposure? It Exists...

by Will / January, 15 2014 01:30
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place last week in Las Vegas. If you're unfamiliar with CES, it's an annual electronics show where all the latest gadgets are debuted from small and large companies alike. It certainly doesn't sound like a place where anything to do with sun safety would come out of. This year, not so, as Netatmo announced their soon to be released JUNE bracelet. [More]

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Top 10 Winter Activities: Make the Most of the Cold

by kelly / January, 8 2014 01:30
With the New Year many of us make resolutions to be more active and get in shape. It's certainly on my mind even if my short list of resolutions has a few others! So in honor of this and to fight the winter blues below is our Top 10 list of fun activities for the cold winter months. [More]

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New Year's Resolutions? Here's a Few of Ours

by Will / January, 1 2014 01:30
New Year's Resolutions can be hard to keep. Particularly if they seem arduous. But hey, they could be fun ones too! Plus, I have a theory that if I post them publicly, I'll be more likely to follow through. At least that's my hope! So here are a few resolutions from myself and the other folks behind Block Island Organics. We'd love to hear what yours are! [More]

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