I opened the gallery in 2011 and sometime after that Jill stopped by for a visit. As we chatted, she told me that they had goats and too much milk to use up in cheese so they were experimenting with making goat milk soap.
I told her if she decided she wanted to sell some, I would be interested in carrying it at my gallery. One thing led to another and soon I had Basilwood products on my “soap shelf”. My one shelf has grown to fill a small cabinet that was once in my childhood playhouse and Jill’s business has grown into a highly successfully and highly acclaimed local business with products in many retail locations inside and out of California. Reviews are unanimously positive and there are people who strongly believe they cannot live without soap from the “girls” at Basilwood in their bathrooms and without all the other related products in their homes.
Basilwood travels all over to shows and festivals and has a tremendously busy schedule all year. I am so fortunate that Jill is able to once again do a trunk show here at “Mixed Messages” Art on January 19th, 2019. It will be a fun day of laughing, visiting, learning about new products, and hearing shoppers rave about
Hope that you’ll be able to join us between noon and 5 pm for “Basilwood Farm friends, Floral Soaps, and Fun!” all part of this year of “Friends, Flowers, and Fun—the Year of the F Words” at “Mixed Messages” Art in Sanger, California. It’s a great opportunity to talk to Jill about Basilwood products and get answers to any questions you have about all the products and to find the ones most suited to YOUR skin. See you Saturday afternoon!