Tend to You is proud to support small New England businesses. We hand-select our care package components from New England artisans, craftspeople, and farmers. We want to support our local community while providing local, high-quality goods for cancer patients. Check out our makers below that are featured in our first round of care packages.
If you are a New England based artisan that is interested in having your product featured in a future care package, we definitely want to hear from you!
Amber Kennedy is a practicing herbalist and native of Central Mass. She currently resides in Underhill, Vermont. She has studied both Western Herbal Medicine and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCM) at Clearpath School of Herbal Medicine in Western MA and at Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism. Her passion is helping others to connect with and heal through the natural world . She is the owner of Boheme Botanika Herbals where she creates and sells herbal products, botanical skincare and therapeutic teas.
Amber teaches online and in person workshops, classes and Weed Walks including an annual Wild Folk Apprenticeship program. She offers twice yearly Full Moon Herbal subscription boxes, a monthly herbal zine and offers personal wellness consultations.
You can learn more about Amber's work at www.bohemebotanika.com.
Roots & Sage is a sister duo who came together to share their passion for products that contain simple, nontoxic ingredients.
Sisters Vicki and Lindsey Tonelli believe that by using all-natural, organic, high-quality ingredients, you can feed your skin the food it needs to ease your mind, body and spirit. All products are natural, vegan, non-GMO and are combined with therapeutic-grade essential oils. Each ingredient is free of dyes, fragrance, parabens, sulphates and preservatives. Each creation is made in small batches with the sisters' energy and focus being on health, healing, love and well-being.
You can find Roots & Sage on both Facebook and Instagram by searching for @roots_sage.
Custom Cuisine LLC is a multi-faceted food sourcing company, located in Philadelphia PA. It services the community by providing locally grown food, herbal supplies and farming/cooking education.
Custom Cuisine also features the SUSTAINABLES farm-to-skincare line, with one physical location in the historic Reading Terminal Market. Sustainables by Custom Cuisine is a handmade skincare brand for all skin types-- made with the freshest most sustainable ingredients that are grown with integrity.
Utilizing urban farming techniques and hydroponics allows Chef Christina McCoy to provide the highest quality food and ingredients grown right in the community.
Understanding where things come from--especially what we put inside and on our bodies is not only crucial in sustaining yourself, it's the key to healing preventable ailments. "When we protect and place value on ourselves and in spaces that feed the community, it demonstrate love and accountability for everything around us."-Chef C. McCoy
Bee Well Honey, owned and operated by Rich Lomba and Aaron Tonello, is a Massachusetts based honey company with two locations: Pembroke & Sagamore Beach. Rich's love of bees comes from his grandfather and has fueled his business today.
Bee Well offers local honey & honey products for the community. You can find them in local markets in Massachusetts, or you can directly contact them by emailing email@example.com.