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Discovering Block Island: 2017 Block Island Music Festival

by Will / June, 13 2017 01:30
Started in 2001, this year marks the 17th annual Block Island Music Festival. It’s a six day event starting today that features free music, over 40 acts and free food too. Plus this week on The Block is also the island’s annual Restaurant Week and the bi-annual Race Week - a sailboat race from the mainland, around the island, and back. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Restaurant Week 2017

by Will / June, 12 2017 13:00
It’s a busy week on Block Island with three major events kicking off. Restaurant week is the first one and definitely the tastiest. Here’s all the details plus check out the Block Island Chamber of Commerce and the Block Island Restaurant Week Facebook page for more info. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Best Ice Cream Spots

by Will / June, 7 2017 01:30
When you think Block Island you think summer fun and when you think summer fun you can’t not think ice cream! I looovvve ice cream and from the Ice Cream Place to Aldo’s to Ben & Jerry’s to Mia's Gelateria, Block Island has great spots to take a cone (or two) for a spin. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: These Amazing Videos Show Why It Is a Must Do

by Will / April, 26 2017 01:30
Block Island is a beautiful place. It has white sand beaches, craggy cliffs, miles and miles of hiking trails, and more activities than you’ll know what to do with. Some of my favorites are Mohegan Bluffs and clamming in the Great Salt Pond. That’s why these videos are wonderful. They showcase the magic of the island. Words alone can’t do it justice. [More]

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Earth Day Sale - Save 20% Storewide

by Will / April, 20 2017 01:30
Block Island's commitment to the environment is a core part of our values. It's why we develop organic and natural products. To acknowledge the importance Mother Nature plays in all our lives, we'd like to offer you a little savings. From now through Sunday save 20% storewide by using code EDAY17 at checkout. Here's to that great big blue marble we call Earth. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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Happy Holidays

by Will / December, 21 2016 01:30
Happy Holidays from Block Island Organics! Hope you and your family are doing great this season. Thanks for visiting us for all your skin care needs and we'd love to hear from you. Feel free to drop us a line with any questions or just to say hello. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Hollywood Comes to Town

by Will / October, 19 2016 01:30
We're all about Block Island. Its beauty inspired us to create our company so it's natural that we aren't the only ones who love this little place. It turns out Hollywood has a fascination with it too. [More]

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SPF 15+ Reduces Skin Cancer Risk According to a New Study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

by Will / September, 21 2016 01:30
As a suncare company we love reading new research. One of the most interesting studies we've seen recently concluded that using an SPF 15 or greater sunscreen has the potential to reduce melanoma by 18% according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology. For something so easy to do, just slap on sunblock as part of your daily routine, we think that's pretty great. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: 8 Must-Do’s After Labor Day

by Will / September, 14 2016 01:30
With shops still open, weather in the 70s and plenty to do, we totally agree with the NY Times; on tiny Block Island summer lasts longer. In fact from Labor Day to Columbus Day and even Thanksgiving, there’s still a lot to look forward to on our little gem. Plus the crowds thin out making the island feel like your personal secret getaway. As the Boston Globe puts it, autumn is fun and affordable on Block Island. [More]

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