Entries by Kerry Keihn

Gaia Herbs Open House

I recently attended Gaia Herbs reception at their new facility in Mills River. They are one of Western North Carolina’s newest B Corporations and they are an excellent example of the impact responsible companies make in community members’ lives.

The tour guide who showed us the new warehouse and office space described how four years ago he was living out of his car shortly before getting a job with Gaia Herbs.… Read the rest

Earth Equity Advisors Sponsors Our Global Table Event

On Sunday, July 21st, I had an awesome time at Pisgah Legal Services’ second annual ‘Our Global Table’ fundraiser. I became involved with Pisgah Legal Services’ young professionals board shortly after moving to Asheville in 2015. In my previous career as a financial and housing counselor, I worked closely with the local legal aid provider, especially when clients would ask me questions like, “Is it okay that my landlord put in my lease he can have video cameras in my apartment?” (yes, that really came up) or “My landlord put in his lease he can cut off my water if I don’t pay my rent on time – can he do that?” (also illegal). … Read the rest

Pete Krull To Speak at 2nd Annual Bonfire Conference

We’re excited to announce that Earth Equity’s Peter Krull will be speaking at the 2nd annual Bonfire Conference!

The Bonfire Conference, a 1-day weekend event dedicated to business success through storytelling, is coming to Asheville October 27th. The conference features three keynote speakers and a highly curated panel of four local community leaders to facilitate workshops on tools and strategies for using storytelling to increase engagement.… Read the rest