ORDER PROCESSING: We prepare your order promptly and within 24-48 hours. If you have special delivery instructions, please include it in the instructions.
LOCAL DELIVERY: We offer free local delivery with a minimum $50 (before taxes) purchase. Please order by Sunday at midnight for Monday delivery.
LOCAL PICKUP: You can pickup your order from Shoreacres (Castlegar) BC. We will notify you when your order is ready for pickup and provide the address.
SHIPPING: We ship from South Slocan, British Columbia via Canada Post.
Questions about your order? Please use the contact form for order support.
And Forage & Soothe is my pet project. It seems that I can't really decide between a career in the highly scientific and technical world of quality management and having fun making products in my home lab, so I'm doing both.
Forage & Soothe Botanicals was a 'happy accident'. When building a to-be commercial kitchen on my rural property, I realized I didn't really want to jump through hoops to get my water source and septic approved for commercial food use, so I decided to pick a different hobby to turn into a business and Forage & Soothe was born.
Forage & Soothe is about foraging the best quality herbs and natural ingredients to make herbal remedies and vegan skincare and cosmetics we need and love. I make each product in small batches and follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
You can find me with my selection of products at local markets.
It's more than just a theme for me here at Forage & Soothe - herbs are central to my business and the driving force for what I do. From gathering cedar leaves and poplar buds from the wild to harvesting locally grown lemon balm, working directly with the plant material whenever possible allows me to cultivate a symbiotic relationship between the herbs, the ingredients, and my customers who use my products.
Let the bees keep their honey. Not only do I avoid using beeswax in my products, I simply stick to vegan and cruelty-free ingredients.
I try to live a natural life and that extends to my products.
My products are free from:
Formaldehyde or formaldehyde donors (e.g. Cocamide DEA, MEA, TEA)
Heavy metals (lead, mercury)
Micronized ingredients, e.g. nanoparticles, microbeads
Petroleum derived ingredients