Fair Trade vs. Eco-Friendly

Fair Trade vs. Eco-Friendly

by blueokra, September 21, 2017

You may be thinking that these two ideals are not in opposition but they can be. If a core value of a company is to create job opportunities in the majority world, it might implement fair trade policies – despite the fact that this would create longer shipping distances during … More

Baby Blanket and Swaddle Safety

Baby Blanket and Swaddle Safety

by blueokra, September 11, 2017

Blankets are great for lots of uses during the day when baby is awake, but swaddling is better for sleeping, for your little one and for you. Properly designed swaddle wraps allow for some hip and leg movement, help your baby sleep longer and more soundly on her back and … More

Filled under : baby , education
Bags

Bags

by blueokra, September 10, 2017

Our new packaging is in! Made from 100% recycled paper (50% post-consumer and 50% post industrial), they are reusable and compostable, and made in the USA. Even the ink is water-soluble. When we say we sweat the details, we mean it. #GROWtheGood Oh yeah, they’re cute too!

Filled under : education
Tagged on : health , quality , social justice
My Backstory and Philosophy

My Backstory and Philosophy

by blueokra, September 8, 2017

My name is Julie Parker. I am the designer and a co-owner at Blue Okra. Years ago, I studied design at the Fashion Institute (FIDM) in Los Angeles and worked in the garment industry as an assistant designer, a pattern maker and eventually had my own signature line. I really … More

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