Handmade Soap Bar by Lesley Assu, Haida
Taking inspiration from the calm autumn days and nights this beautifully handcrafted EMBER Soap Bar by Haida witch and herbalist, Lesley Assu uses soothing madder root powder for colour and honeysuckle and willow bark for nourishing the skin. Its sent is warm, slightly smokey and autumnal with the smell of trees on the breeze.
Standing Spruce Farm & Apothecary is an Indigenous Owned and Operated apothecary and farm founded by Haida witch and herbalist Lesley Assu. Traditionally raised in both Haida Gwaii and by her father's community of the We Wai Kai, Lesley developed deep roots to the land and sea. Her passion for traditional medicine making extends into both her farm and apothecary where (along with her family) she produced a wide range of wildcrafted products and remedies; including but not limited to: skin care, healing oils, balms, loose herbs and teas. Their farm aims to provide clean ethical meats, honey and crops not only to their family, but also to friends and their local communities. They raise heritage breed cattle, shetland sheep, pigs and chickens along with their own honey bees and food garden. Their farm is located along the beautiful West Coast of Campbell River in British Columbia.