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Human health relies on community. By caring about the quality of what we put in and on our bodies, we not only improve our wellness, but that of those who live with us and around us.  Your wellness and your community’s wellness can be improved by choosing products free of damaging free radicals and by eating a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables. Free radicals are atoms or molecules that are very reactive with other cellular structures. Free radicals can be found in our bodies as they are natural by-products of body functions like metabolic processes and immune system responses....

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Featured maker - Allie Kushnir
Featured maker - Allie Kushnir

Designing in Chicago, Allie brings her artistic skills and keen sense of ethical practices to all of her products. She makes stationary, pillows, mini zip pouches and prints. In addition to creating beautifully unique work, she also prints stationary on 100% recycled paper. All of Allie’s custom printed fabrics are made with biodegradable inks and manufacturing is done in the United States to minimize carbon emissions.  Pictured : Allie’s Chiang Mai Mini Zip Pouch made with a cotton-linen blend and biodegradable inks. 

Featured Maker - Little Fire Ceramics
Featured Maker - Little Fire Ceramics

Jessica Egan is a warm, dedicated person and it comes through in all of her work. The name of her ceramics company honors her family name. In Gaelic, the name Egan means “little fire”. Jessica creates beautiful mugs (like the Luna Mug pictured), tumblers, planters, plates and platters. Her pieces are clean, form focused and made in the Midwest.  Ottilia is proud to carry Little Fire Ceramics. Should you have a special product request, please reach out.