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Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

By Jim Little   |   May 20, 2011 May 20, 2011

We came armed with double boilers, frying pans and casserole pots. Banging on cookware in noisy opposition to the proposed construction of five mega-dams in Chile’s wild Aysén region, about 500 employees from Patagonia’s worldwide operations joined the wave of worldwide protests against the proposed industrialization of… Read More

Photo: Holger Bisman collection

One Man’s Road to Patagonia

By greenewsurfer   |   Mar 22, 2010 March 22, 2010

Most of our employees have interesting stories to tell, but few have spent 15 months in an East German jail after abandoning a plan to somersault the Berlin Wall from a trampoline before trying to escape the country on foot. Holger Bismann, managing director of Patagonia Europe, was generous enough… Read More

Just Visiting

Just Visiting

By Jim Little   |   Dec 15, 2009 December 15, 2009

We don’t keep a formal visitor log here at Patagonia headquarters in Ventura; we don’t keep a formal anything. But we do see a steady stream of students interested in sustainable business practices, journalists who come to cover various aspects of the company, environmentalists promoting their issues, and athletes… Read More

Pull in to the New Paper-Free Patagonia Surf Catalog

Pull in to the New Paper-Free Patagonia Surf Catalog

Sep 15, 2010 September 15, 2010

See what’s new with Patagonia Surf in our finest paper-free presentation to date. Inside you’ll learn about our redesigned Regulator® Wetsuits, a crazy-fun new hybrid shortboard from Fletcher Chouinard Designs called the Fark, and all the clothing and gear you’ll need for a winter’s worth of waves. Read More

The happy newlyweds (that’s Max on the left, Zoe on the right) outside the Hotel. Photo: Kelly Cordes

Postcard from Chamonix: Wedding Gifts

By Kelly Cordes   |   Jul 13, 2011 July 13, 2011

“Just follow the scent of love and eternal commitment!” JT said. We were lost already. Or maybe not. “Yeah, c’mon! There’s booze!” Brittany chimed in. Zoe looked beautiful. And Maxime, what a handsome devil, fancy suit and all. And the ceremony? Short and sweet. (Ceremonies in France – at least… Read More

Rios Libres: The Journey Begins

Rios Libres: The Journey Begins

Mar 8, 2010 March 8, 2010

“Chilean Patagonia is a remote region of the world where nature–long left to its own devices–grows wild, beautiful and largely untouched by man. As South America's last frontier, the region boasts incredible biodiversity, breathtaking landscapes, essential ecological values, and a remote solitude that is increasingly rare.” The… Read More

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