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Jessicka

Jessicka is one of the Customer Service Representatives that you speak with when calling Mountain Rose Herbs for support. She was born and raised in New Jersey and made her way out West several years ago to embark on her journey into “right livelihood.” Her passions include preserving food, practicing herbal wellness, gardening, hula hooping, caring for her animals, and living a lifestyle of minimal impact on the Earth.

Recent Posts

Calming Marshmallow Rose Tea

What do we do when someone comes to us and expresses a trouble they are experiencing? There are so many ways that we can help them, but one of my favorite gifts to offer is a custom tea blend.  I feel that the personalized touch of making an individualized offering for that person shows a great deal of compassion and care and that people truly value that type of sincere empathy. I also truly believe that the act of sipping hot tea is a great self-care practice and the soothing and beneficial properties of the herbs themselves can greatly improve one's well-being. Read More
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How to Make Herb-Infused Honey + Recipes

When I moved from my home state of New Jersey to beautiful Oregon, I was exposed to so many new things. Among my favorite discoveries were the abundant, handwritten road signs that advertised fresh local produce, eggs, and honey. Intrigued and excited by these signs, I stopped in to meet my local neighborhood beekeeper, who was thrilled that I knocked on his door to say hello. He brought me over to his hives and taught me a lot about what it means to care for bees. I wanted to support my farm neighbor, so I bought a gallon of honey. What I was going to do with that much honey, I had yet to figure out.

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Savoring The Tradition Of Homemade Sauerkraut

Preserving food is so much more than extending the year’s harvest. It’s a way to connect with the practices of our ancestors. No matter what part(s) of the world your cultural lineage descends from, your relatives preserved food in one way or another. As we begin to transition into the colder months, I channel that knowledge and dream of how my pantry will evolve throughout the harvest. As the cabbages in my humble garden begin to peak, I get excited thinking of all of the different flavors of sauerkraut I can create.

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