Folk Art & Craft

Here amongst us we have a number of skilled, talented craft folk. Get in touch with them if you need something special. 

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janice rieves art

Janice creates glass mosaic, sculptural lighting and ferrocement sculpture.

Working in the building trade as a residential tiler for 13 years has furthered her attention to detail, and working as a landscaper and gardener has cultivated a sense of beauty and quality of light to her art.

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BEn schikowitz, visionary artist

Ben studied art with various visionary artists while at Omega Institute, including Alex Grey and Robert Venosa. His other interests include playing the drumset and the vibraphone, gardening, and capoeira. 

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JOE KENLAN, STONEMASON 

Joe is a skilled, highly-sought stonemason who has done all of the stonework you will find on a tour of the Bend, from the entrance to the Burrow on the main highway, the pebble-stream walkway at Sparkroot, the path to his home and the gates on the lane near the Orchard. 

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GOATMILK SOAP AT SPARKROOT FARM

Sparkroot’s Lucash kids, Amie, Noah and Eden make a hard, long-lasting bar of soap from the milk of alpine dairy goats Frida and Clara. Using all vegetable oils scented with essential oils, and herbs added from the medicinal garden. Soaps will be available for sale starting March 2019 

WHITNEY DANE, HERBALIST & CHEF

Whitney is a knowledgable culinary and medicinal herb alchemist and a classically trained chef. She is an advocate for the story of Plants and is out to discover the cuisine of our Terroir. She serves the more beautiful world beginning with our palettes and shared meals.

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HOPE MCMULLEN, FLOWERS

Hope puts together a beautiful bouquet of herbs and flowers from her garden  and often supplies arrangements for events, funerals and dinners. Plus, she'll deliver a fresh bouquet to your door each week! 

GODI GODAR, WOODCRAFT

Godi has saved 1,000,000 acres of pristine rainforest in his native homeland of Congo, Africa, through his organization Go Conscious Earth. He has heart for trees and woodlands. His amazing handcrafted furniture and cabinetry speaks of his love of wood.