World of Barefoot

Sheltering togetherness: update from the Kalahari
16/04/21

Sheltering togetherness: update from the Kalahari

In the Kalahari Desert in Namibia the Ju'/hoansi San people are once again producing the hunting sandals their ancient ancestors wore. 

A year of podcasting: looking back, moving forwards
16/04/21

A year of podcasting: looking back, moving forwards

Earth Day provides a moment for regenerative action, for Viviobarefoot and for people and organisations around the world. It is a rallying cry to celebrate Earth, unite as a global environmental movement, emphasise the need for urgent action and show how perilous ‘normal’ ways of life can be.

Foot strength: behind the science
16/04/21

Foot strength: behind the science

We were both stunned and inspired by Dr Kris D’Aout and PhD student Rory Curtis’ recent research showing that wearing Vivobarefoot for 6 months improved foot strength by a whopping 60%.

The future is fragile; handle with care.
13/04/21

The future is fragile; handle with care.

We’ve joined forces with @Culturunners & @WHO to install pioneering environmental artist Agnes Denes' flag artwork on the roof of @TateBritain.

Vivobarefoot: the B Corp™ business going feet first into regeneration
18/03/21

Vivobarefoot: the B Corp™ business going feet first into regeneration

Sustainable is no longer enough: not for people or planet. It’s time to build a regenerative business: for feet, people and planet. 

We’re the B Corp™  business going feet first - straight into nature
11/03/21

We’re the B Corp™ business going feet first - straight into nature

For B Corp™ month, we catch up with Asher Clark, Design Director and Founder of Vivobarefoot and Head of Sustainability Emma Hamilton-Foster to talk about what’s keeping their feet on the ground...

Hatch(ing) New Entrepreneurs!
16/02/21

Hatch(ing) New Entrepreneurs!

Our first Incubator Programme in collaboration with Hatch Enterprise supporting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women.

Green Future, Blue Growth
04/02/21

Green Future, Blue Growth

Livebarefoot Fund x Devon Environment Foundation support sustainable seaweed farming.

THE LIVEBAREFOOT FUND X COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS IN ETHIOPIA MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF COVID-19.
23/12/20

THE LIVEBAREFOOT FUND X COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS IN ETHIOPIA MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF COVID-19.

It’s been a challenging year – but as a small, nimble organisation we’re grateful we can move fast to get things done.

vivokids
23/11/20

“VIVOKIDS ARE TOO EXPENSIVE!”

We believe that saying ‘no, thank you’ to discounting is fairest for everyone, and that includes you! Why? Because someone, somewhere always has to pay for that discounted pair of shoes. We believe charging a fair, stable price for our footwear means…

SMALL STEPS CELEBRITY AUCTION
12/11/20

SMALL STEPS CELEBRITY AUCTION

Vivobarefoot have been partnering with the Small Steps project for the last 2 years, through their Small Steps shoe auction. Thought leaders and likeminded businesses come together to raise awareness and funds for the thousands of children and families who are forced to work and live on rubbish dumps.

WINTER HIKING TIPS FROM BLACK GIRLS HIKE FOUNDER, RHIANE FATINIKUN
12/11/20

WINTER HIKING TIPS FROM BLACK GIRLS HIKE FOUNDER, RHIANE FATINIKUN

Rhiane Fatinikun teamed up with Vivobarefoot this winter to help show accessible nature is and how together we can make it more inclusive.

KIDS HYPERMOBILITY
27/08/20

KIDS HYPERMOBILITY

HYPER-MOBILITY – what is it and how can it affect your child´s growth? One mother got in touch with us to tell her story, hoping it might help others.

BAREFOOT REALLY IS BEST.... ESPECIALLY AT SCHOOL
06/08/20

BAREFOOT REALLY IS BEST.... ESPECIALLY AT SCHOOL

Kids learn best when they´re moving – and moving barefoot is even better for their growing feet, bodies and brains too. 

here come the wild ones
31/07/20

here come the wild ones

Us humans have been pretty terrible to the planet we live on. We need to take action. At Vivobarefoot we want to play our part in protecting the planet.