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small farma

small farma

Posted in Botanicals, Products and People

comfrey infused sweet almond oil is for those wanting a full-strength, unblended option for use directly on an afflicted area or as a sweet overall treat to the body in the bath

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january photodump

january photodump

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

i like to take pictures. i mean, i like to take a LOT of pictures. this is my chance to share my best shots, month by month. enjoy!

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an epic slice of botany

an epic slice of botany

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

the botanical world was joséphine's passion and salvation: her spirited curiosity of botany not only helped to recreate the verdant paradise of her youth at malmaison, it also helped her cope with her greatest social anxiety. today, an awkwardness exists in our remembrance of joséphine as we learn how her zeal for horticultural treasures and her formidable gift of persuasion was seriously flawed.

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'attar of rose' geranium

'attar of rose' geranium

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

are you ready to travel to france and the indian ocean? curious how a pair of fabled love-struck lovers accelerated a global demand for this horticultural treasure? the bottom-line is, hundreds of years of production has left us with a highly valuable skin care ingredient that continues to deliver unparalleled modern-day experiences.

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the dirty truth about clean skin

the dirty truth about clean skin

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

are you ready to part with products that no longer serve you? are you looking for a cleansing option that is effortless, simple and sustainable? you are not alone. in 2021, the hashtag #skinimalism is trending and its bringing reality back to skincare ... plant-based, cold process soap eliminates a slew of these non-serving products and best of all? it will elevate your cleansing routine to a whole new level.

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project x [allegedly]

project x [allegedly]

Posted in Products and People, Botanicals, Markets

agronomic analysis of this high-value crop is such an after-thought as the growing of marijuana evolves into a horticultural-thrill-ride aiding and abetting the progression of these beauties from gawky, spindly branching to thick, voluptuous kolas laden with trichomes oozing with thick, sticky resin. 

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wabi-sabi

wabi-sabi

Posted in Products and People, Botanicals, Markets

it was here, in the proverbial waiting room of the almost-dead, i learned of some of the 'crazy' remedies that people with no hope had resorted to and it was here my disgust for the shoddy/fake/hope-in-a-bottle-wildly-promoting-medicinal-herbs that were being pawned off on the desperate was instilled.  i vowed then and there to create something real using true plant extracts.   

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the chamomile diaries

the chamomile diaries

Posted in Products and People, Botanicals, Markets

and then the magic starts to happen ... have you ever seen a chamomile crop dancing in the wind?  well, it is a sight to behold!  the graceful habit of the plant itself and the lovely colour play of the green, lacy foliage against the cheerful white and yellow flowers blooming extravagantly is chamomile's reward.

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7 amazing facts about our shampoo bars

7 amazing facts about our shampoo bars

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

clean, naturally beautiful hair starts with a clean, naturally beautiful shampoo bar

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fresh plant chemistry

fresh plant chemistry

Posted in Botanicals, Markets, Products and People

come see how we diversified our extracts portfolio this year! using the low-tech/high-results method of extraction called 'enfleurage', we used our abundant fresh damask roses to great effect.

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