Finnriver Farm and Cidery

Certified B Corporation

Washington, United States

Certified Since

December 2015


Mixed Farming



Operates In

United States

Finnriver is an organic farm, orchard & craft cidery founded along a salmon stream on the north Olympic Peninsula of Washington— the traditional & contemporary territories of the S’Klallam & the Chemakum. While their farm is remote, they are honored to be on the forefront of the Pacific Northwest hard cider revival & to craft ciders that both recognize historic hard cider traditions & offer fresh perspectives on the possibilities of the apple. Finnriver's farm and orchard is Certified Organic & Salmon Safe, with over 6,000 trees of heirloom and traditional cider apples & Perry Pears. They grow & source organic, wild harvested, & seasonal ingredients to produce award-winning ciders with a commitment to sustainability. Their Cidery is powered by solar panels, they have a bottle and box reuse program, & their farm is host to an array of land partners doing organic research, advocacy, and education. Finnriver aspires to ‘serve the land’ with cider by caring for the soil, watershed & community. They seek to create deep-rooted and fruitful connections in their taprooms, with cider on draft, live music, local food, and community events. Their mission is to celebrate the beauty and bounty of the earth, to reconnect people to the land that sustains us and to grow community!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Finnriver Farm and Cidery earned an overall score of 80.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.3

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.8
Ethics & Transparency2.4
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 17.6

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security6.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.7
Career Development3.0
Engagement & Satisfaction3.4

Community 19.4

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion4.0
Economic Impact4.5
Civic Engagement & Giving4.6
Supply Chain Management3.3

Environment 27.4

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management2.2
Air & Climate3.9
Land & Life4.8
+ Land/wildlife Conservation0.5
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation11.2

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 1.1

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship0.9

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score80
2018 Overall B Impact Score100.1
2015 Overall B Impact Score104.6

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