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The Best of 2021 (and a Hint at What’s to Come)

Happy New Year! Are we the only ones who have experience time really differently in the past two years? Now that 2022 has arrived, we can't help but look back at where Deschampsia has been over the past year.  The beginning of 2021 was rife with confusion and uncertainty. While we were still able to continue our business online through the support of our lovely community, we still weren't sure how we were going to replace the markets + popups we attended in years prior. Thankfully in March, Ballard Farmer's Market reached out to invite us to join in on the weekly party. When folks who don't live here think of Seattle, they often think of Pike Place Market... BUT...

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Nature Based Self Care Tip...

Go To Post     Nature Based Self Care Tip of the day... Mountains make wonderful therapists. They are infinitely patient, non-judgemental, and excellent listeners--plus they don't charge a dime and are always available. The main downside is that they don't always make house calls unless they happen to be in your hood. As two rather empathic creatures, it would be very hard to imagine what our mental health would look like without having cultivated our own rather intimate personal relationships with the mountains, tough we could easily replace "mountains" with oceans, deserts, or any other natural spaces. Spending time in nature helps to reset our physical, mental, and spiritual sensibilities. To restore balance in head, heart and body. When we remove ourselves...

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FLASH SALE ALERT! Falling leaves,...

Go To Post     FLASH SALE ALERT! Falling leaves, crisp & cool air, rich colors... We love autumn, don't you? To celebrate the equinox, we're offering 20% off storewide- TODAY ONLY! Don't miss out on your chance to stock up on your salves, hydrosols, and serums.

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Foraging on top of the...

Go To Post     Foraging on top of the world! Everything smells incredible up here. The season is quickly turning. We often travel higher in elevation as the seasons ripen. This is a shot in the Cascade Mountains where we recently collected Douglas Fir to make hydrosol from its fresh branches. We really go to the ends of the earth to make our organic + wild-foraged botanicals. Come see the seasons bounty both online at Deschampsia.co and at the Ballard and Wallingford Farmer's Markets. Update* We just returned from resin camp 2021 to collect several wild tree resins and smudge materials. Stay tuned for pictures and updates.

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Dont miss out on curated...

Go To Post     Dont miss out on curated & rad Seattle Self Care! We are proud to be a featured member in the Seattle Made Wellness Kit, featuring seven locally-made wellness products, including our currently sold-out Cabin Essence Bath Soak! $10 from every kit sold goes to support @SeattleMade nonprofit programming. Available now at: www.embercommunitykits.com/products/seattle-wellness-kit

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