CBS News: Chemicals in foam raise concerns about baby car seats
Limiting a child's exposure to toxic chemicals is a big issue for many parents, but finding eco-friendly products may cost big money. One manufacturer claims to market the only car seat free from the most hazardous flame retardants. Investigative reporter Julie Watts from CBS San Francisco station KPIX uncovered test results that may indicate parents aren't getting what they expect. Watch the video here: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/chemicals-in-foam-raise-concerns-about-baby-car-seats/...
Just Opened: Sprout Palo Alto
Becoming a parent can be overwhelming. Making decisions for a brand new human being can mean hours and hours of research about car seats, mattresses, diapers and more. Who has the time for that? Lucky for us, Sprout has done all the research for us. From organic baby clothes to toys free of toxic chemicals, Sprout has everything you need to outfit your nursery or buy a gift for that little one in your life. They just opened a new store in Palo Alto and we stopped by to check it out. Read on to learn why you should make a stop there as well: http://redtri.com/san-francisco/just-opened-sprout-palo-alto/...
Red Tricycle: Sprout SF Opens in Brooklyn
Don’t let the name fool you: Sprout San Francisco just opened its newest location and it’s in baby-booming Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. The West Coast transplant (which you may already know from its Upper East Side store) is committed to bringing its customers the best — and best looking — in all things organic and natural for kids. (Need a non-toxic toy phone made of sustainable rubberwood? Yeah, they’ve got that.) Read full article at http://redtri.com/new-york/new-natural-sprout-san-francisco-in-brooklyn/ ...
Just Opened: Sprout Mill Valley
One part retail store, one part play space, and one part community space, Sprout is known for reinventing the shopping experience for the modern mom. Now with a new location across the Golden Gate Bridge, Sprout is bringing its sweet amenities and products that you’ve come to expect and love — from story time and activities to style and gear — to Marin families. Read on to find out what’s sprouting up in Mill Valley. Read more here: http://redtri.com/san-francisco/just-opened-sprout-mill-valley/...
Wicker Park boutique, Sprout, focused on healthy products
Price, who was raised in New York, studied at Northwestern and currently lives in San Francisco, opened her first Sprout San Francisco store in California three years ago. She opened another in New York in September, and she finally made her way back to Chicago in April at 1943 W. Division in Wicker Park. Read more at http://www.chicagoparent.com/magazines/chicago-parent/2012-june/going-places/sprout...
Daily Candy - Help, Please: Interview with Suzanne Price of Sprout San Francisco
I wish I had a degree in environmental science with an emphasis on child development and nutritional health. That would pretty much solve my anxiety whenever I’m walking down a grocery aisle or shopping for a crib sheet set. Thankfully, there is Sprout San Francisco, a retailer that meticulously evaluates every product to make sure it’s free of anything that could harm your baby. I tracked down founder Suzanne Price to thank her personally for the peace of mind — and get her take on when I really shouldn’t skimp. — SuChin Pak Read more at http://www.dailycandy.com/everywhere/article/158759/Interview-with-Suzanne-Price-of-Sprout-San-Francisco...
Inspired by Motherhood
I now have two daughters. Hannah is three and Amber is one. I am so glad that I have the knowledge and resources to surround them with the healthiest environment that I can. Many of the scary chemicals out there are hormone disruptors so I want to do everything in my power to ensure that my girls, when they are ready, can get pregnant and have healthy children of their own. I wish the same for all of our daughters.... Read Article
Moms Who Rock: Meet San Francisco’s Coolest Power Moms
An original eco-friendly mama, Suzanne is the founder of Sprout stores. Previously a top-notch Research Analyst in the Green Living Consumer Sector at ThinkEquity, Suzanne spent years studying organic consumer products and, scarily, the impact of toxic chemicals on our bodies. Needless to say, when it came time to start her own family, the desire to find green, clean products was an absolute must. Everything in the Sprout stores comes stamped with her seal of approval and the up-to-date info provided to customers is a go-to resource for parents hoping to create a healthy home environment. Mom to two little girls, Hannah and Amber, Suzanne lives in San Francisco. http://redtri.com/san-francisco/bay-area-power-mom/... Read Article
Retail round-up: New organic children’s boutique coming to Wicker Park
Sprout San Francisco, a California children's retailer that sells chemical-free and organic baby items, will open its first Chicago location next month, at 1943 W. Division St. in Wicker Park. ... Read Article
Time Out New York Kids
After taking the Bay Area by storm with Sprout San Francisco, a children's boutique featuring cherry-picked natural and organic wares, New York City native and mom Suzanne Price is opening a second location on the Upper East Side. ... Read Article
Big City Moms
Super Mom of the Week – BCM - How did your life change when you became a mom? Suzanne - Every minute of my time became more valuable. Everything I do that takes me away from my family really needs to be... Read Article
New York Times
36 Hours in San Francisco – San Francisco typically wows visitors with its heights or its sights. The hills sear themselves into memory after a few up-and-down-and-up-again cable car rides or punishing walks. Then there are... Read Article
How best to respond to the ecological challenges of our time?...We stand by a new tot boutique and resource center packed to the gills with everything a parent needs (including knowledge) to build a green nursery... Read Article
Whether you’re looking to all-out splurge for a best bud or give a thoughtful gift that won’t break the bank, Sprout, the organic baby store on San Francisco’s Union St., has got a gift certain to inspire “coos” and “oohs"... Read Article
Cool Mom Picks
...the folks at Sprout San Francisco have revived one of my favorite tales with a cool new set of kid's t-shirts. Their adorable 3 Little Pigs construction t-shirt (pictured) offers a smart, modern twist on an old classic... Read Article