About Us...

Our goal is to reconnect people with nature and increase awareness of local plant life and how we can comfortably incorporate it into our everyday lives.  We care deeply about natural skin care + living, minimalism + traditional practices.  Our products are zero-waste with only recyclable packaging, with one bar of soap being able to replace many bottles in your shower.  We care what we use on and in our bodies and strive to create healthy + toxin-free products for you and your family.  We hope to help evoke an appetite for this lifestyle, a deeper awareness and appreciation for nature and the threads that connect us all within it.  

We make soap, balms + salves with the same techniques as thousands of years ago.  We only use the highest quality oils and ensure our products are free from synthetic fragrances and artificial colours.  We source local ingredients and are often outside wildcrafting plants, herbs and resin or growing herbs in our organic garden to create beautiful, useful + unique products.  Using passed down knowledge, reference books and herbalism training, we turn ancient practices into our modern way of life. We hope to inspire you to get in touch with nature and live more mindful, conscious, healthy and happy!     

A little more about us… we are a husband + wife team that have been married for twelve years and have two little adventurous boys.  We grain farm in Central Alberta, Canada on our generational family farm. Prairie Soap Shack started while I was on maternity leave from nursing and now has turned into a full-time entrepreneurial business. Our interests are prairie wildlife, bushcraft, fermenting, rural life, gardening, country cooking, canoeing & raising two resilient & kind humans for the next generation. This all inspires our products and brand. We'd love to connect with like-minded people on social media!

Much inspiration comes from long talks with my mom and lessons learned from my grandmother.

Thanks for being here,

Jess

xo

 

where to find us

Stockist Locations in Canada

  • Twig Design Boutique in Camrose, Alberta

  • Sweet Home on Main in Stettler, Alberta

  • Healthfitters in Lacombe, Alberta
  • Local Roots Floral & Design in Wetaskiwin, Alberta 

  • DNA Gardens Farm Store in Elnora, Alberta (Summer Only)

  • The Rusty Daisy Gift Co. in Daysland, Alberta

  • Rural Root Collective in Killam (located inside Status Hair Salon)

  • Wanderlust Boutique & General Store in Drumheller, Alberta

  • Salo Hair, Riverbend, Edmonton

  • Ysebaert Acres Mercantile in Courtright, Ontario

  • Small Town Collective in Pincher Creek, Alberta

  • Sweet P's in Trochu, Alberta

 

     

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    where we will be

     

    • Holiday Market at The Hive in Sedgewick, AB Sunday Nov 20 11-4pm.
    • Little Modern Market Nov 26 @ 12345 40 St SE Calgary (FAC Deerfoot Campus)
    • Simply Bee "Christmas In The Country" Irma, AB Dec 1-3/22

     

    eco-friendly guarantee

    We are conscious of using environmentally friendly packaging on our products.  Our soaps are packaged in recyclable boxes.  Our bath teas & balms use glass jars or cardboard tubes.  We all need to do our part in saving the environment and reducing our plastic waste.  Our products are all palm oil free. 

    Check out our charitable product "Gift Of Nature" where all proceeds are donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada in collaboration with Repurposed Plastic from Sedgewick, AB. 

     

    credentials

    • Certificate from the Herbal Academy on Introductory and Intermediate Herbal Studies
    • Botanical Skin Care Course from the Herbal Academy
    • Foraging Course from the Herbal Academy
    • Diploma for Licensed Practical Nurse with 15 years experience
    • Published columnist for Trailblaz.her Magazine
    • Published writer for article in Prairie Living Magazine
    • Finalist with Canada Post Tales of Triumph contest 2021
    • Finalist with the Made in Alberta Awards 2022 in Beauty Category
    • Interviewed on "A Little Self Reliant" Podcast on 'foraging for beginners'

     

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