09 Jun 2021

Backyard Chickens

In full disclosure - we started keeping chickens before keeping chickens during Covid was cool. Here at Calgo we already knew the benefits of the backyard fowl before chickens became the unexpected pet of the pandemic. The surprising trend of tending chickens came from the unease about food security coupled with new stay at home stay away from work policies. New lifestyles had people flocking to the hatcheries. But raising chickens is more than a pandemic past time and shouldn't be attempted without serious consideration.

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18 Mar 2021

A Celebration of Women

March is Women's History Month—a time set aside to highlight and honor women's contributions and accomplishments throughout history and contemporary society. What began as a one-day event is now a month-long reminder of what women are capable of, and each day is a new day to recognize the trailblazers who have led and continue to lead the way for change.

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25 Feb 2021

Plates With A Purpose

We believe in giving back and supporting organizations that are close to our hearts. And we love to partner with likeminded businesses to bring you unique products that are both functional and art. Even better if they have a purpose and help communities and organizations in need.

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01 Feb 2021

Valentine’s Day Inspiration

Valentine's Day is all about showing those you love—whether that be your spouse/significant other, children, parents, or a best friend—just how much you love them. While there's nothing wrong with the tried and true—cards, chocolates, and flowers—we have a few more creative ideas that are sure to delight and surprise the loves of your life!

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14 Jan 2021
childrens' books

Three Ways To Encourage Creativity In Children

In the last year, we've all had to become a little more creative about how we do things... Especially as our kids are now spending more time than ever online, which means that they're not only socially distanced from their friends, but they're sedentary as well. Below we've listed three simple things you can do to encourage creativity in the children you love, whether they're your own kids, your grandchildren, or your nieces and/or nephews.

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04 Dec 2020
Bee products

Bee Generous – The Joy of Gifting Bee-friendly Products

It's often said that this is "the most wonderful time of the year," but when it comes to finding the perfect gift for the people on your gift list, it can actually be the most stressful time of the year. We're here to help, however, with some wonderfully unique, sustainable, and oh-so-practical gifts that everyone on your gift list will love.

In this post, we're going to focus on some of our bee-friendly products that either give back to the community, help the environment, are made in the USA, are fair trade or are created by local artisans. Additionally, bee-friendly gifts help bring attention to the dire plight of honey bees. These are truly gifts that keep on giving—and who doesn't appreciate that?

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