Marketers That Matter - Finalist
NEXTY - Gold Hall of Legends Award, Expo West


NEXTY — Best New Organic Food: Biodynamic® Cinnamon Clusters

NEXTY –  Expo East Award Finalist for Best New Packaging: Garden-in-a-Can

NEXTY – Finalist: Natural Living Product - Organic Self-Watering Planter


Men's Health — Best Food for Men: Organic Stoneground Flakes, California Whole Wheat
SupplySide West CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist — Functional Food: Organic Stoneground Flakes
Expo East NEXTY Award Finalist – Best New Organic Food: Biodyanmic® Cinnamon Clusters
Expo East NEXTY Award Finalist – Best New Packaging: Garden-in-a-Can
Specialty Food Association – Sofi Silver Award: Organic Stoneground Flakes, Purple Corn
Marketer's that Matter – Best Business to Consumer Marketing 
Expo West NEXTY Award — Best New Mission-Based Product: Organic Stoneground Flakes Cereals
Expo West NEXTY Award — Best New Natural Living Product: Water Garden
Specialty Food Association - Leadership Award Winner for Vision


Gourmet Retailer - 2015 Editors’ Pick
Marketers that Matter - Best Customer Experience
National Hardware Show - Best New Product


The Chicago Athenaeum 2014 GOOD DESIGN™ Award
San Francisco Business Times, 40 Under 40, Alejandro Velez, Co-Founder, Back to the Roots


"NFL Hispanic Heritage Award" 2013
Martha Stewart American Made Honoree
San Francisco Business Times, Fastest 100 Fastest Growing Business in the Bay Area, Number Seven
Top 100 Green Latino Leaders (awarded to Alejandro Velez)
Business Achievement Award by the City of Oakland
January 2013's Social Enterprises of the Month


sofi Gold Winner: Outstanding Food Gift
LOHAS Business Plan Competition Winner
Saïd Global Entrepreneur Challenge Winner
Oxford Saïd Business School Venture Fund Finalists
Top 10 Green Companies - GreenDeals
National Hardware Show - Best New Product Award
UC Berkeley Bplan Product and Service Track and People's Choice Winners
Food Spring Sofi Award Silver Finalists
Mother Nature Network - Top 30 Fresh Thinkers in the Innovation Generation
William James Foundation "Honorable Mention" Award
Poder 30 Under 30
Forbes 30 Under 30