October 20, 2017 - We sure feel like David against Goliath these days. As you may have heard from the news, Umpqua Bank abruptly canceled our bank account because they all of a sudden considered us to be in the prohibited line of marijuana-related business. Talk about being confused! Industrial hemp has ZERO THC and has nothing to do with marijuana in that regard. We sell organic hemp fiber clothing, which you cannot smoke or get high on. Hemp is everywhere and it has always been legal to sell hemp products. You have Nature's Path hemp cereal and Dr. Bronner's soaps, which list organic hemp oil as a main ingredient. We have received so much love and support in this baffling ordeal, and we are grateful for the love.
We are open as usual. We still have time to find alternatives for a smooth transition before the end of the month, while our payment services will continue uninterrupted. Thank you for your concern! This is truly an opportunity for education and awareness for industrial hemp, the most amazing plant on earth, capable of being food, clothing, shoes, fuel, paper, concrete, medicine, bedding, bath, body care, and so much more!
Wear hemp. Wear organic. Wear vegan. Change the world. At Rawganique, we have been growing, weaving, knitting, and sewing organic cotton, linen, and hemp clothing products, footwear, bed, bath, and home products since 1997.
Our sustianably made, eco-friendly, sweatshop-free organic cotton, linen, and cannabis hemp apparel, shoes, and home products are aimed directly at customers who are chemically sensitive and those who prefer an organic lifestyle and are ethically aware of the chemicals and human rights issues in the garment industry.
Rawganique's founders Thamm and Qeanu went to Denman Island to homestead off the grid, rescue animals, and grow their own organic foods year-round. When they blogged about their solar- and wind- powered plant-based, sustainable, and ethical lifestyle, many readers requested the same pure organic vegan clothing, shoes, and bed and bath products Qeanu and Thamm used in their handmade organic home, Thamm and Qeanu began producing organic cotton, linen, and hemp clothing in a small atelier, and Rawganique was born.
Today, Rawganique still stands alone in seed to sewn: we handcraft our organic cotton, flax linen, and cannabis hemp products from start to finish in USA, Canada, and Europe. No China. No India. No sweatshops.
We have launched our new website that's got requested features like wish lists, registries, affiliates, full account access, free shipping*, and more! www.rawganique.co
Who we are:
Small-scale, Off-grid island homesteaders, Real people, Passionate, Handcrafted, 1000 organic products... (more)
Who we are not:
Big Business, Big city, GMO, Dioxin, Formaldehyde, Corporate third world sweatshop slave drivers...(more)
Who you are: No tolerance for chemicals and toxins, You love fellow beings and animals of all stripes and cannot stand cruelty towards them, You're gungho about handcrafted sweatshop-free organic products....(more)
Who you are not: Trending, Every little seam that is out of place drives you crazy, You think bamboo is an eco fiber...
We are organic hemp clothing. Not just any hemp, but organic European Hemp. We are organic cotton clothing. We are organic linen clothing. We are 100% natural clothing. Oh, and bed, bath, kitchen and home products, too! All chemical-free, hypo-allergenic, and sweatshop-free.
It started with our low tolerance for and high aversion to chemicals. Because we were chemically sensitive, we needed to find stuff that didn't trigger allergic reactions. Failing to find suitable natural products that met our purity and sustainability needs, we started making organic cotton, linen, and hemp products in 1999. We have grown to over 1,000 organic products since.
All the products we offer are sweatshop-free. We make our chemical-free organic cotton, linen, and hemp products here in the USA, Canada, and Europe, and NOT *you know where*. Our organic products are free of all the nasties like BPA, PVC, dioxin, formaldehyde, heavy metals, petrochemical dyes, flame-retardant chemicals, wrinkle-proofing chemicals, and animal cruelty. Pretty neat, eh?
Our organic cotton, linen and hemp products are designed for (and by) chemically sensitive people with compromised immune systems and people who have undergone surgeries & chemotherapy. But that also makes our products great for everyone else, too, since it's not just what's in our clothing and bedding (all the organic goodies) that matters. It's what's been excluded (like all the nasties) that matter more. It's never a good idea to expose yourself to industrial and household chemicals, period. Don't wait until allergies come calling. Prevent them by going pure!
Over the years, our customers have found amazing uses for the organic products we put out: from busy executives in big cities (hemp suits), to yogis meditating in caverns (hemp yoga mat & clothing), to MCS folks trying to fend off the chemical world (organic undies & socks), to posh organic resorts around the world (hemp shower curtains & organic mattresses, towels and bed linens), to entrepreneurs making hiking sandals, candles, and dog toys (hemp ropes & twines), to couples exchanging vows in hemp attire (the whole nine "hemp" yards). You are what you eat (eat fresh organic foods). You are what you wear (wear organic chemical-free clothes). It's that simple.
As a small-scale manufacturer, we are able to pay attention to all the little details that matter. Like finishing our fabrics in Germany, with its stringent environmental regulations. Or combing our hemp to achieve soft fiber instead of breaking it down with acids. Read more about Rawganique.com and our full-time self-sufficient homesteading life. Visit our Help Page to find out why we don't carry bamboo, soy, or tencil products.
We ship worldwide. How long does it take a package to get to you? We ship out orders the same business day. How long it takes depends on where you are and the weather conditions along the way. We homestead on a small island, remember?
We exist because you exist. We continue to exist because you care.
Thank you for making it possible to dream of a better future.
"I love to see anything that implies a simpler mode of life and a greater nearness to the earth. " — Henry David Thoreau
"I have purchased products with you in the past and have always been overly satisfied! Thank you for doing all that you are. :)" — From K. E.
"Just wanted to say, I Love your business model! Thank you for having the "go-get it" attitude for bringing this to market. :-) And live chat!? Neato. Thank you again for offering such great products — a breath of fresh air on all counts. Cheers from Vancouver, CA."
"First of all, thank you so much for providing all the products you do...they’ve saved my life! My MCS has been very severe and I have really bad dermatitis. Your clothing works." — Pam B.
"Thank you for getting back to me so fast. I love all your products; I understand how much labor goes into everything you make. I have no issues waiting for quality hand made shoes:) Hope you have a good week and a happy hempy new year!" — Matt B.
"Honestly, finding Rawganique has given me something good to think about everyday. I go about my day knowing that people have made a huge effort so we can wear clothes that are great for the environment and fantastic for ourselves. Thank you." — From Simon Ferguson, Auckland, New Zealand"