A FACTORY LIKE A FOREST – A DISRUPTIVE FORCE OF NATURE

The Bark House demonstrates qualitatively and quantitatively that which has been envisioned metaphorically– a factory can be like a forest.  Air, water and soil are improved in the local life-shed that’s impacted by company manufacturing processes. Like a forest, the Bark House enhances more than its place of origin.  Its products connect the local community and … Continued

Earth Day

Bark House celebrates Earth Day, always recycle
Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 as a way to honor the Earth and the concept of peace.  April 22 was chosen because college campuses would be in session, it did not conflict with any religious holidays and it was late enough in spring that the weather was likely to be good.  It is … Continued

Media “Touching on” Bark Wall Coverings

The 3D texture Poplar bark wall covering begs to be touched
Over 100 Well Positioned Media Outlets have featured The Bark House®. Below, you will find exceprts about the compelling nature of touch, texture and connection created when designing with the company’s Bark Wall Coverings. The attraction is unmistakable. There is also a short list of BLOGs talking about The Bark House®. Full articles and blogs … Continued

2016 B Corp Retreat Slated for North Carolina

Asheville B Corp Champions Planning Meeting
North Carolina has been announced as the host state for the 2016 B Corp Champion’s Retreat!  The event will begin in Raleigh-Durham October 11, 12 and 13th.  With a most gracious southern style of hospitality, the Asheville B Corp planning committee quickly included a week-end add-on to Asheville.  Participants may now choose to extend their … Continued

Patagonia and Power and Grace

Bark House Beautiful Outside and Within
  part 2 of 2 Vincent Stanley from Patagonia met with a group of B Corps in Asheville, NC in September.  The conversation centered on responsible companies, which echoes the title of his and Yvon Chouinard’s (Founder and Owner of Patagonia) book.  One of the opening quotes shared by Vincent was from writer Norman Maclean … Continued

PATAGONIA – A Company Poised For Success

  part 1 of 2 This September, Vincent Stanley the Chief Philosophy Officer of PATAGONIA and nephew of Founder Yvon Chouinard, will do presentations with various public and private groups in Asheville, North Carolina.  Vincent and Yvon have worked together since the original equipment company in 1973 that eventually became the outdoor sport clothing retailer we … Continued