Community means a lot to us here at Consciously Green. As a small business ourselves, we know the importance of building a community that helps and supports each other.
Across the United States and locally in our own communities, we want to share and support our favorite small businesses that also focus on natural health and caring for our planet.
Solitude Healing Arts
Solitude Healing Arts is a small business in Bakersfield, California that focuses on mind, body and soul exercise and natural healing. Owner, Sheila Mauck is a Spiritual Healer, Reiki Master, Energy Medicine Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist and Aerial Yoga instructor, who has built a business with a huge focus on supporting her local community.
At Solitude Healing Arts you can take aerial yoga classes, gentle yoga flow classes, attend spiritual healing events, and there are even aerial yoga classes for kids! In addition to their classes, you can also book Reiki treatment sessions, holistic nutrition consultations, and reflexology treatments.
You can learn more about Sheila, her all-women team, and the classes and treatments that they offer on their website.
The Home Farm
The Home Farm is an exceptional small business based in Orlando, Florida. Run by two university professors, Eren and Omer, who are passionate about the quality of the products we put on our bodies as well as ensuring we don't put anything harmful back into our planet in the process, we feel that the Home Farm is a truly outstanding small business worth supporting.
The Home Farm make all natural products with strictly organic ingredients for both body and home including body oils and ointments, shampoo and conditioner, and kitchen and bathroom cleaners.
Ground up is a community-based business that helps womxn who are overcoming adversity in the Portland area. They offer 6-9 month on-the-job training through their own business as well as by partnering with local non-profit businesses around Portland. The idea is to give womxn the confidence and skills to get back on their feet.
Founders Julie and Carolyn are passionate about creating delicious, high quality all natural nut-butters while also uplifting their community. They make creative flavors like snickerdoodle and espresso stout. All of the nut butters are peanut free, palm oil free, and refined-sugar free, and dairy-free.
YogaMix is a yoga studio in Orlando, Florida with a guiding belief that fitness should be fun and accessible for all. Gina Bernardini understands the importance of building community and has been doing so with her team of passionate instructors.
YogaMix offers virtual and in-person classes for different types of yoga including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Kundalini. In addition to yoga classes, they also have classes in HIIT, Belly Dancing, African Tribal Dancing, Hip Hop, Ab classes and more!
Butter Me Up Organics
Butter Me Up Organics is a one-woman show by owner Jillian who runs the business from her home in Pasadena, California. She started the business back in 2008 before there were many options out there for natural products made with quality ingredients and she continues to hand-make each product that she puts her label on.
Another business that is heavily focused not only on producing the highest quality products, but ensuring that their business doesn't add more waste to our environment, Jillian uses recycled paper and soy ink for her labels and only glass, tin or paper for her packaging.
Started by old colleagues, turned friends, Joe Budzienski and Lauren Simonelli were incredibly passionate about healthy living and shocked by how under-regulated and unsafe store-bought cleaning products were. ThreeMain was started and continues to run off of three main principals; simple, sustainable, and effective.
At ThreeMain their focus is all natural cleaning products that are 100% non-toxic, using only sustainable packaging that can be reused, repurposed or recycled, and that still effectively cleans your home of bacteria and grime.
ME Mother Earth
ME Mother Earth was started by a husband and wife duo, Amanda and Alberto in their home in Las Vegas, Nevada. They wanted to share eco-friendly and high quality products with their community and spread the word about how easy it can be to make simple swaps at home to move closer to a zero-waste lifestyle.
Their company focuses on zero-waste products like reusable produce bags, bamboo toothbrushes, reusable straws, and all-natural cleaning products.