After receiving a bachelor's degree in Horticulture I started an organic vegetable farm in 2005. During the winter I started making crafts using some of the herbs, vegetables and other products from the farm. The craft part of the business took off quickly. Soon, it was difficult to have time for both the farm and the soap business. So, I had to decide between farming and soaping.... soaping won!
I have attended countless farmers' markets, craft shows and festivals over the past 5 years introducing my soap and bath products. Although recent years have been very difficult for any small business, an indie craft business such as mine has been very rewarding nonetheless even with the struggles that have now become the norm.
I enjoy the formulation aspect of making bath products from scratch. Cold processed soap has a lot of chemistry at…
- Joined January 11, 2009