News

Read the latest news about rodent repellent, EarthKind, and what Kari, our founder and farmer-in-charge is up to. Check back regularly for updates!

Kari Warberg Block, EarthKind Founder, Featured in The Story Exchange

Posted by earthkind

Jun 14, 2017 11:15:29 AM

You’ve probably heard the saying about “building a better mousetrap,” but Kari Warberg Block tried a different approach. Instead of trying to outsmart nature, she decided to work with it. She figured out how to make naturally designed pest control and prevention easy for everyone, building a successful brand and business along the way.

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

EarthKind Founder, Kari Warberg Block, is "One of a Kind"

Posted by earthkind

May 1, 2017 8:55:00 PM

Kari Warberg Block has been our fearless leader, disrupting the pest control industry and modeling a new way of doing business for more than a decade. Led by her innovative passion, EarthKind has grown leaps and bounds. Block has gone beyond the bare minimum in every category, and as her business has succeeded, she has been eager to share her experience so that others may succeed as well.  

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

EarthKind CEO 2017 STEP Award Honoree

Posted by earthkind

Mar 23, 2017 1:09:01 PM

Women make up about 47 percent of the labor force, but only 27 percent of the manufacturing workforce.  The Manufacturing Institute has stepped in to help close this gap through its STEP Ahead initiative. Each year, the STEP Ahead Awards highlight women in manufacturing from across the United States. EarthKind, Inc's founder, Kari Warberg Block, is included in 2017's STEP Ahead Honorees. 

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

Kari Warberg Block Tells CNBC Why She Walked Away from Wal-Mart

Posted by earthkind

Mar 17, 2017 10:46:41 AM

Most entrepreneurs dream of sharing their ideas with the world. Wal-Mart, with its hundreds of millions of customers, seems like the ultimate way to reach the masses. Turning down the opportunity to have your products on Wal-Mart’s shelves sounds crazy, but that’s what EarthKind, Inc.’s founder, Kari Warberg Block did – and it was one of her best decisions yet!

Doing things her way has enabled Block to grow her business according to her own plan:

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

HER Magazine Talks to Kari Warberg Block About Pest Control and Capitol Hill

Posted by earthkind

Mar 12, 2017 6:13:16 PM

You might not expect the founder of a business that has made millions of dollars by getting rid of mice to be a woman. Nor would you expect the manufacturer of pest control products to be involved in politics, but that’s precisely what Kari Warberg Block has done.

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

The Hill Recognizes Women Entrepreneurs like Kari Warberg Block on International Women’s Day

Posted by earthkind

Mar 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM

EarthKind is an example of the success women entrepreneurs can create.

In observance of International Women’s Day, The Hill discussed a few of the ways women business owners overcome obstacles and inequality on the road to success. EarthKind’s own founder and CEO, Kari Warberg Block, was included in the story.

Growing a business with revenues of more than $10 million requires vision. Block says a trip with her local Women’s Business Center proved to be a turning point for her, helping her realize there were no limits to the growth her company could achieve.

Read More

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Kari Warberg Block

EarthKind CEO Attends Young Professionals Roundtable

Posted by earthkind

Dec 27, 2016 5:00:00 PM

 Being a successful entrepreneur and market disrupter has given Kari Warberg Block a wealth of learning experiences, and she loves to share them with others who want to succeed. She recently sat down with the Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network to tell her story, while guiding and inspiring the next generation of up and coming leaders and innovators. 

Read More

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Kari Warberg Block

EarthKind, Inc.'s Kari Warberg Block Gets Real with Bob and Stacey

Posted by earthkind

Nov 1, 2016 8:50:15 AM

Bob Kalagher and Stacey Alcorn host a talk radio show covering, "Real People, Real Issues, and Real Estate."  

Kari Warberg Block had the opportunity to share some of the hard lessons she learned on her entrepreneurial journey. Along with a few funny stories, inventors and investors can find valuable tips and advice from Kari's experience about how to bring ideas or products to store shelves and customers. 

 

Read More

Topics: Kari's Point of View, Kari Warberg Block

18 Questions With Kari Warberg Block

Posted by earthkind

Oct 31, 2016 9:46:49 AM

Eco18 focuses on green living and healthy lifestyles. Each month, they interview an eco-maven, and in May 2016, they chose EarthKind's own founder and farmer-in-charge, Kari Warberg Block. In a short Q & A form, she had a chance to share what inspired her from an early age, a few fun facts, and much more!

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block

Creative Living and Growing with Bren talks about Natural Pest Prevention

Posted by earthkind

Sep 6, 2016 11:40:27 AM

Natural Ways to Prevent Pest Infestations Before They Begin

Originially published September 4, 2016 on Creative Living and Growing with Bren...

Read More

Topics: Kari Warberg Block