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What is Farm to Skin?

  There is a new revolution in skin care today, that of  ‘Farm to Skin’. It rises from the philosophy of green, wholesome, and fresh.  It parallels the Farm to Table movement where consumers want more knowledge about their food, where it...

Herbs to Plant Now

  We grow many herbs on our farm that we use in products. Here are a few that are already coming up this spring and you could plant them right now.  These are very easy to grow herbs. Parsley is  great in salads. It is high in Vitamins A, C and K and the minerals...

Saving the Harvest

Many of us are at that desperate time of year when we are trying to harvest as many herbs as possible before Jack Frost takes them. I cut some mint today because I remember how nice a hot cup of mint tea tastes in the winter. Here are a few tips for drying your herbs....

Seed to Soap

We often call our type of products ‘Farm to Skin’ to emphasize the importance and benefits of the herbs we grow. As I was making pumpkin soap I thought of  ‘Seed to Soap’ and wanted to illustrate that here. First we plant the seeds and care for...

Organic Weeding

Sure, this is a blog on skin care, but we are farm based skin care and grow our herbs organically. In face, we are Certified Naturally Grown. Weeding a large area is of course labor intensive and takes a good deal of time in the summer (which will be here before we...

Farm to Skin

The farm to table movement has gotten alot of attention recently, but what about cosmetics? Many people are familiar with the benefits of farm to table; fresher food that travels less and retains its nutrients, increased sustainability, and support of our small farms...