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January 22, 2020

About Lori: Lori enjoyed a 30 year career in various fields of Pharmacy, both human and animal, before a serendipitous event inspired her to develop some products of her own, and she loves it! She says, “there’s nothing greater than following your dreams.” When she’s not working on launching her next business, she’s usually out […]

January 14, 2020

About Paulette As a lifelong farmgirl and hairdresser, Paulette sought to begin a haircare brand that celebrates hairdressers and nature’s bounties from the farm. She named that brand Lis’n because they do. “We as hairdressers listen to our guest and we as a company listen to our customers” Paulette Legred considers it an honor to […]

January 9, 2020

About Lauren: Essence One founder, Lauren VanScoy, discovered that aromatherapy became a source of comfort and grounding when she was faced with times of stress. After being diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she explored natural options to improve her quality of life. She subsequently founded Essence One, in order to share her findings and to […]

December 26, 2019

About Debbi Debbi is a wife, mother to three girls (and one son-in-law), and dog mom to the most handsome golden retriever, Fenway. Her “day job” is that of a school counselor. She’s been in counseling for the past 20 years and in school counseling for 15 of those. In addition to making soy candles, […]

December 15, 2019

About Bobbi Bobbi Brossard is the queen bee over at Queen Beanie. A Midwest girl at heart (she grew up in Kansas), is now back in the Midwest (Minnesota) having lived in the Pacific Northwest for 13+ years. She’s so happy to be ‘home’. They moved halfway across the country to start a new life […]

November 12, 2019

Jessica Karns is the owner of Benica’s skincare brand located in the foothills of Arkansas living and working in nature. As a busy mom of 7, Jessica studied natural health, childbirth, and herbalism. She’s taken that acquired knowledge to formulate every product in her brand from scratch. She personally makes every batch of every product, […]

October 25, 2019

urb apothecary

Founder, Leyna Allred grew up in rural Northern California and was perpetually digging in the mud, climbing trees, and imagining living off the land. With this penchant for natural living as kindling, an interest in the medicinal qualities of plants was ignited and she bought every herbal book she could find, completely engrossed in the […]

October 11, 2019

Who Are We? We are a husband and wife team that have created a small business on our 83 acre Northern Minnesota farm that strives to bring a more healthy bath and body product to you, your family and your home! What started out as a girl making soy candles in her farm kitchen a […]

October 7, 2019

My belief is that the right fragrance can make everyday moments feel extraordinary. All of our candles are batch made in Minnesota using the highest quality ingredients; you’ll fall in love at first light.

September 25, 2019

Look – it’s easy to decide that everyone else out there has it better than you do. But the truth about social media is that it often doesn’t show the truth at all.