Summer Goodness Skin Balm


Micro-Farm News, Natural Skin Care

Announcing a new skin balm, made with all the goodness of Summer! I’m calling it “Flower & Root”. Roses and Carrots, plus Calendula, Elderflower, and Marshmallow in a blend of Watermelon seed oil, Virgin Coconut oil, and Mango butter. Scented with Geranium, Frankincense, Lime, Lavender, and Amyris essential oils. Been working on this blend for […]

July 4, 2018

The Solstice Tide


Herban Gardening, Herbs & Ingredients

Summer Solstice is on June 20th this year, but you can already feel it in the air! The sky is still light at 9:00 at night and the garden is overflowing with roses. Heirloom roses are better than gold to me– they smell incredible (seriously, better than any rose scent you’ve ever smelled) and are really useful […]

June 18, 2016

Digging in, Sprouting up


Natural Skin Care

The bulk of our planting is done and everyone is digging in and sprouting up. It looks like a garden out there again! I’ve started harvesting heirloom roses, but don’t have a plan for them yet. Maybe a glycerite? A perfume? Definitely some infused oil! Rose petals help smooth and soften dry, wrinkled skin, so I […]

June 11, 2016

Elderflower has arrived


Micro-Farm News

Debuting my new Elderflower Skin Creme and Elderflower Toner at the Florence Farmers Market today. Made with elderflower, rose, and chamomile, herbal legend says it will even skin tone and smooth wrinkles. I’m diggin’ it :)  

June 12, 2013