Holidays For Good: A holiday pop-up shop for gifts that give back
Join us and LOVEmikana on Wednesday, December 12th, 5-8pm at Pali Wine Company in Santa Barbara for a one-day holiday pop-up shop for local gifts that give back to good causes. Sponsored by: Love Mikana and The Good Capitalist Local vendors include: • Adesso • Plum Goods • Betty Belts • Goodland Kitchen • Salty [...]
Tech For Good: A showcase of tech entrepreneurs solving pressing social problems.
Join us Thursday, September 27th, 6-8pm at Youth Interactive as we sip wine and hear stories from tech entrepreneurs making a positive impact. Sponsored by: Oreana Winery, Youth Interactive, DNA Imagery * Hear inspiring stories from tech entrepreneurs making a difference. * Check out the brand new Youth Interactive center for technology, entrepreneurship, and the [...]
Surfing For Good: A showcase of surf entrepreneurs changing the world
Join us Thursday, August 30th, 6-8pm at Municipal Winemakers as we celebrate and hear stories from surf entrepreneurs that are striving to bring surfing back to its roots: A culture that actively promotes good stewardship to the environment and humanity.” * Hear inspiring stories from globetrotting surf entrepreneurs making a difference. * Mingle with local [...]
Kranti empowers trafficked girls and sex workers to become catalysts of social change through education in India.
Likes For Lives
In light of our Valentines For Good event, we wanted to embrace the real meaning of love and generosity by doing something good for others. So instead of just buying gifts this year, we’re helping a good cause. Because we believe in collaboration, we’re reaching out to our community to take part in the effort. [...]
Valentines Gifts That Give
We know, Valentine’s Day can feel like a greeting card holiday, full of tacky gifts, cheap chocolate, and pink ribbons. To put some meaning back into the holiday, we’ve put together this guide to some unique and uprising Valentine’s Day gifts that also help make a difference. If you came to our recent event ‘Valentines For [...]
Photo Credit: Sky Gilbar
A Sweet Capitalist
Maya Schoop-Rutten is the owner and chocolate-maker behind Chocolate Maya, a chocolate store in Santa Barbara that offers handcrafted, fair-trade, and direct-sourced chocolates. Maya has traveled the world visiting the farms where the cacao is produced that she sources.
Photo courtesy Flicker user Faith Goble
The idea behind The Good Capitalist
We created The Good Capitalist after talking long enough about all the inspiring people and organizations in our community that are doing good things, and how we wished there was a way to bring that community together on a regular basis. The social entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, businesses, philanthropists, and students we knew were doing incredible [...]
Local flower power
Wilja Happé is the founder of Farmers West Flowers & Bouquets, a sustainable and socially responsible flower farm in Carpinteria. She sets an example for responsible business and gives back in amazing ways. Wilja will be sharing her stories of how she gives back at our Valentines For Good event this Thursday.