Carrotmob is a way for anyone to make a real difference with the environment by buying ordinary things in a targeted way. Carrotmob organizes people who care about the environment to use their buying power to negotiate with businesses.

Carrotmob is a network of thousands of organized consumers who buy products in order to reward businesses that are making the most socially responsible decisions. The first campaign took place in San Francisco, CA, as a large-scale, citizen-powered global initiative and has since spread to other cities around the world – first arriving in Charleston in April of 2009. The idea was suggested to us at Green Drinks Charleston and we spent a few months with it - fine tuning and waiting...

Check out this short documentary from The Cut Company and better understand our goals for Carrotmobs in Charleston.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Wrap-Up of Our Inaugural Carrotmob!

Who Is This Guy?

Local filmmaker Justin Nathanson (pictured) will be showing off the short film he did on our Queen Street Grocery Carrotmob this past April. Please be sure to check out many more of the great videos and shorts Justin has put together by visiting The Cut Company online...

Join us at Yo Burrito (77 Wentworth Street in Downtown Charleston) on Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 around 7PM to check out the 12-minute video. For those who live downtown (or elsewhere), RIDE YOUR BIKE and receive your first drink for FREE! We hope to see you there...

Sunday, May 17, 2009

San Fran Carrotmob Makes Time Magazine!

Congrats to Brent and the San Francisco-based Carrotmob for their recent mention in Time Magazine. Their concern, Virgance, is doing some wonderful things to blend community and commerce in ways that folks are really responding to. The article is available here for you to read and share with friends and colleagues!

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Lots of photos from our first Carrotmob!

Thanks to everyone who shared media with us from this past weekend's Carrotmob at Queen Street Grocery. Here are some links to some of the photos:

Check out Jeni Rone's photos here...

Stay tuned for the Carrotmob short film from Justin Nathanson and our friends at The Cut Company! Here are some of his photos...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Chucktown Carrotmob makes the biz journal today!

We made the Charleston Regional Business Journal today. We appreciate the recognition and can't wait to see the additional excitement their mention will generate. Green Drinks Charleston is also grateful for the support. We can't wait to make a decision; it is tentatively scheduled to be done by next Wednesday. Stay tuned!