The Keap Blog
We delve into stories that inspire us—from the details behind our candles, to the facets of scents, and the people that inspire us.
Au Naturel: How Humans Separated Themselves From Nature — and Why It’s Time to Reconsider Read
This March, in the rustic spirit of Wood Cabin, we’re looking at how the cognitive divide between human society and the natural world came to be.Read
Part to Whole: The Holistic Philosophies That Encourage Us to See the Universe in a Unifying Light Read
This month we meditate on holism, a broad philosophy that views the cosmos as a system of interconnected and interacting parts.Read
White Gold: The Complicated Past — and Present — of Sugar Read
We take a closer look at the sweet — and sometimes sour — world of sugar.Read
Heat Engine Earth: Geothermal Energy Is Clean, Plentiful, and Good for Cooking — So Why Aren’t We Using It? Read
A look at the power of geothermal energy beyond a relaxing bath — although it’s pretty good at that, too.Read
Intruder Alert: How Invasive Species Wreak Havoc on the Environment — and What We Can Do About Them
Our newest scent spurs an investigation into invasive species and the responsible cultivation practices used to mitigate the threat.
The Great Carbon Sink in the Sea: Geoengineering, Seaweed, and the Race to Beat Climate Change
We celebrate seaweed’s role in fighting climate change through natural growth and geoengineering.Read
Yuzumania: A Culinary Craze and a Cautionary Tale
A meditation on the sustainable farming practices necessary to keep fruits like yuzu from becoming extinct.
Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness: Why Being Clean Feels So Good
We uncover the religious, moral, and ethical impact of our cultural interest in cleanliness.Read