Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen

It is our hope to strengthen our community by offering a safe space to learn and explore the the wonders of living naturally.

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Project Description

We are Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen located in Georgetown Texas. For the last 4 years SHK has manufactured kombucha, apothecary, herbal skin care and healing food products to sell out of our pop-up shop at Wolf Ranch Farmers Market, online and distribute to over 45 retailers throughout Central Texas. We love sharing our passion for natural health through our products and are excited to expand that passion into a commercial kitchen and education center.

Georgetown Texas is a growing community of mixed age and financial demographics. Once considered more of a retirement and rural community, it is now booming with young families to retirees and everyone in between. It is full of beautiful natural spaces, cultural centers, higher education, a historic downtown square and entertainment venues. With so much that Georgetown has to offer, it is lacking in healthy living education available to the public. 

We have long had the dream to host a creative space where the community can gather to learn more about living a more natural and mindful life. Through our time at our pop-up shop, we have had the pleasure to get to know many of the talented crafters and experts in their field who call Georgetown and its surrounding areas home. And with these connections we have found each and everyone of these artisans so very passionate about their craft and generous to share their knowledge with the community. In January of 2019 we plan to open the doors of Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen and Education Center giving access to affordable workshops and free lectures in healthy living, hosted by our staff of experts and many of our fellow crafters we have met over the years. 

 
Our center will house a commercial kitchen, available for rent to other small businesses who wish to make their products in a certified kitchen. We will host open studio times for those who wish to practice their food or apothecary craft with the guidance of our in house experts. Outside you will find raised garden beds to teach others how to grow their own food and medicinal plants easily at home. Our workshop schedule will range from fermented foods, healthy cooking, traditional medicine making, natural skin care, gardening, plant crafts, aromatherapy, and natural healing to name a few. Classes will be available from adults to children  and offer special programming for the growing homeschooling community here in Central Texas. We will share healthy living tips through our free weekly coffee chats and offer meet up opportunities for families to connect and share their natural living tips with each other. The Center will have a small retail shop where artisans who make products in our kitchens may sell their wares. Part of the retail space will be dedicated to a zero waste bulk area, where patrons and crafters may purchase bulk herbs and spices, waxes, oils and packaging materials to create their products at home or in our kitchen. 
 
Want to know even more details? 
  • What problem do we solve?
    • As the world is becoming more aware of environmental influence on ones health, we find that information available to the public can be confusing and misleading. Our staff has extensive training in nutrition, herbalism, early childhood education, adult education, culinary arts, fine crafts, living off the land, and gardening.  SHK will offer socially current, educational opportunities to expand ones knowledge about living a holistic life in harmony with nature.
    •  Our kitchen will be certified as a commercial kitchen, which there is a lack of in Georgetown and surrounding areas. We will offer membership and kitchen rental opportunities for those who wish to build their brand and grow their own business in food craft and apothecary. 
  • What is our reach?
    • Our market reach will expand outside of our town of Georgetown TX (70,000 pop.). Our neighboring cities of Cedar Park (75,000 pop.) and Round Rock (124,000 pop.) are all within 15-20 miles from Georgetown center. There are limited opportunities for holistic, herbal, and healthy living education in these areas for adults and no opportunities for children. There is a lack of commercial kitchens for crafters to use, which is a requirement for them to sell their product to the public. 
  • What sets us apart?
    • SHK Education Center will act as a curator of experts in their field, to provide the community with relevant healthy living education. We will partner with local crafters and businesses to bring evolving enrichment to the community.
  • What will funding be used for?
    • Funding raised will provide capital to renovate kitchen with new appliances, work tables and kitchen supplies such as utensils, mixing bowls, cutting boards etc. Raised garden beds will be installed for future students to practice growing edible and medicinal plants. Funds will also be used to beautify our retail space with displays, and procure bulk goods for our zero waste supply room. 
  • Who is our team?
    • Our team consists of 5 Brand Ambassadors throughout Central Texas, who help with sales and on-location demos of our products. Our Brand Ambassadors have experience in holistic health and relative products and will be contributing to our workshop offerings. We currently have 2 Social Media Gurus who help to expand our social footprint and promote events. We also have a team of contractor friends and a helpful engineering hubby to help with building and renovations. 

It is our hope to strengthen our community by offering a safe space to learn and explore the the wonders of living naturally and in harmony with nature. From all of us at Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen, we thank you for taking the time to view our campaign and for your generous contribution to our center. And as always, we encourage you to Nourish Your Inner Sanctuary. 

The Project FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is your current business model?
    • We manufacture Kombucha, Apothecary, Herbal Skin Care & Healing Foods for retail and wholesale distribution. 
  • When do you hope to start expansion of your business?
    • We plan to move into our new center as of December 2018 to Jan 2019
  • What steps have you taken on your own to expand to this new business model?
    • Over the past year we have grown our wholesale business to be more profitable and sustain steady growth.
    • We have hired 6 staff members in the past 6 months to function more efficiently and broaden our reach.
    • We have added many festivals outside of our regular weekly farmers market to build a following and gain exposure.  
    • Our social media following has grown and we now have 2 dedicated administrators who manage all platforms. 
  • When do you hope to open your doors?
    • We hope to open our retail and certified kitchen as of the end of January 2019, with classes being offered as of February 2019. Commercial Kitchen rental available February or March of 2019.
  • What impact do you hope to have on the community?
    • It is our hope to strengthen our community by offering a safe space to learn and explore the the wonders of living naturally and in harmony with nature. 
    • Our Kitchen and Education Center will curate local crafters and food experts to share their knowledge with the people of our community with fun and collaborative education opportunities. 
    • It is the goal of SHK to empower others to make more mindful choices around ones health.

 

 

Jimmy Rodgers/SuperJWellness
11/15/2018
10 Class Card
$150
Alexsys Thompson
11/15/2018
Monetary Contribution
$100
11/15/2018
Body Care Kit
$75
Elena
11/14/2018
Monetary Contribution
$10
Gregg Navins
11/14/2018
Seasonal Treasure Box Subscription
$300
Anne Marie
11/13/2018
Monetary Contribution
$10
Carrie K Richards Fowler
11/13/2018
Monetary Contribution
$50
Christy Skarulis
11/13/2018
Monetary Contribution
$10
11/13/2018
Monetary Contribution
$20
Ramiro Cervantes
11/13/2018
Monetary Contribution
$20
Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

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$30
Short Sleeve SHK T-Shirt

Super soft and supple SHK logo T-Shirt in S, M, L, XL. Heather Charcoal with white logo.

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$35
Long Sleeve SHK Logo T-Shirt

Supper soft & supple long sleeve SHK logo t-shirt in S, M, L, & XL. Charcoal grey with white logo.

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$55
Mindful Intention Kit

We believe that setting intentions can be both a therapeutic practice and an effective way to stay on track of your goals. Our Mindful Intention Kit provides you with all you would need to set the mood and take a moment to reflect.

Kit Includes: White Sage Smudge Bundle, 2 Palo Santo Sticks, and a Seasonal Essential Oil & Coconut Wax Candle with a Hemp Wick from our dear friend at Herland Home

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$70
Seasonal Immune Support Kit

As the cold weather season quickly approaches, staying healthy has never been so delicious. Enjoy a selection of our top selling immune supportive remedies to keep you vibrant all winter long. This makes a great holiday gift for those you hold dear.

 

Seasonal Immune Support Kit Includes: Elderberry Syrup, Fire Tonic, Ancient Turmeric Honey

 

You may view ingredients and recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

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$75
Body Care Kit

Lets face it. Our skin needs some love to look healthy and vibrant. Our skin care products are made with food grade ingredients and are oh so luxurious. Suitable for all skin types, including acne prone and sensitive skin.

Body Care Kit includes: Raw Honey Face Wash, Acne Astringent Mist, Rose Hip Face Serum, Restore Hydration Salve. 

 

You may view ingredients and application recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

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$90
Pain & Inflammation Remedy Kit

Aches and pains can keep you from doing what you love. SHK's Pain & Inflammation Kit will help soothe your tired muscles and ease your achy joints. From muscle rubs, to massage oils and magnesium mist, your self care and first aid kit will be stocked with nourishing remedies for the whole family.

Pain & Inflammation Kit Includes: Magnesium Oil Spray, Sweet Relief Joint & Muscle Rub, Warming Muscle Rub, Warming Arnica Massage Oil & Calendula Massage Oil. 

 

View ingredients and recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

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10 Class Card

We are so excited to share our workshops and classes with the community. We plan to launch our class schedule in the New Year. This 10 class card will only be available, at this price, through this campaign. Save 40-50% with class card. Class card is issued per person, or may be used as a family card, only if children are under 12 years of age. Our classes will be available for adults and children.

Heres just a few of the classes we are excited to share with you: The Food Mood Connection, Plant Based Eating, Ferments, Essential Oils, Medicine Making, Back Yard Gardening Basics, Medicinal Gardening, Plant Crafts, Candle Making, Soap Making, At Home Skin Care and so many more.

 

Classes may vary from 1-2 hours

 

Card Expiration 1/1/2020

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Annual Workspace Membership

We are so excited to be able to offer open work space for individual crafters, home-schoolers, and those who just want to play. During scheduled Open Workspace Hours, you may come into center and utilize workspace at your leisure. There will be equipment, supplies and tables for crafting your wares. Experts will be on hand to help guide you and to answer any questions you may have along the way. Curated projects available on a weekly basis if you are looking for inspiration.  You will receive 20% discount on all raw supplies available for purchase (glass, herbs, dry goods, waxes, etc). You will also be allowed to check out/utilize our library of resources, recipe and technique books. If Membership is gained during this campaign you will save $50 off of regular membership pricing for the first year. 

 

*Annual Membership is not to be used as commercial kitchen workspace. We do allow for commercial kitchen rentals. Commercial kitchen rental is available by the hour. 

*Resource books are allowed out for 2 weeks at a time. If not returned, a credit card on file will be charged for replacement of book. 

*You will be responsible for cleaning up your workspace or be subject to a cleaning fee of $25. 

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$300
Seasonal Treasure Box Subscription

We have hand selected some of our favorite seasonal products, partnered with one of our favorite crafter buddies and created a few custom products just for our Treasure Box Subscription. Receive a seasonally beneficial selection of products for winter, spring, summer and fall. 

Our first "Fall Treasure Box" will feature products to create your own ritual at home. Self care and quiet intentions can renew the spirit and center your focus for the cold months ahead. SHK's Fall Treasure makes the perfect gift, weather for yourself or someone near and dear.

Fall Treasure Box contents include: Warming Arnica Massage Oil, Ancient Turmeric Honey, Mineral Herbal Bath Soak, White Sage Smudge Bundle, Sustainably Harvested Palo Santo Stick, Custom Herbal Tea Blend and an Essential Oil & Coconut Wax Candle from our dear friend at Herland Home, all beautifully wrapped in a gift box with ribbon and greenery. 

 

All Treasure Boxes will include 5-6 carefully selected products to guide you into the next season.

Fall: Ritual

Winter: Restore

Spring: Detoxification

Summer: Perfect Skin

 

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$500
Growler Club: Kombucha

For the ultimate Kombucha fan. 

 

Did you know we make the most delicious, herbaceous bubbly brew around? Our kombucha is lower in sugar, and less tart than other brands on the market. It flows from taps at our farmers market every Saturday and will be available on tap at our new center as well. Save over $280 for the year if you fill up weekly. You will also receive a custom printed growler showing that you are "Top Booch" around town.

Growler club includes: Top Booch Custom Growler, 1 year of kombucha growler refills at our SHK locations, and a 16 oz cup of our kombucha to enjoy while you shop or craft at our new location every time you visit FOR LIFE!

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$500
Sponsorship

Sponsorship is a great opportunity for an individual or business to show their efforts in supporting our creative community project. With your sponsorship contribution, you will have your name/business name added to our webpage, on relevant publications and print, and a dedication plaque on our sponsorship wall at the center. 

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Angel Contribution

Angel Contribution is a great opportunity for an individual or business to show their efforts in supporting our creative community project. With your sponsorship contribution, you will have your name/business name added to our webpage, on relevant publications and print, and with a dedication plaque, with top billing, in your name on our angel wall at the center. 

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

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$30
Short Sleeve SHK T-Shirt

Super soft and supple SHK logo T-Shirt in S, M, L, XL. Heather Charcoal with white logo.

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$35
Long Sleeve SHK Logo T-Shirt

Supper soft & supple long sleeve SHK logo t-shirt in S, M, L, & XL. Charcoal grey with white logo.

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$55
Mindful Intention Kit

We believe that setting intentions can be both a therapeutic practice and an effective way to stay on track of your goals. Our Mindful Intention Kit provides you with all you would need to set the mood and take a moment to reflect.

Kit Includes: White Sage Smudge Bundle, 2 Palo Santo Sticks, and a Seasonal Essential Oil & Coconut Wax Candle with a Hemp Wick from our dear friend at Herland Home

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$70
Seasonal Immune Support Kit

As the cold weather season quickly approaches, staying healthy has never been so delicious. Enjoy a selection of our top selling immune supportive remedies to keep you vibrant all winter long. This makes a great holiday gift for those you hold dear.

 

Seasonal Immune Support Kit Includes: Elderberry Syrup, Fire Tonic, Ancient Turmeric Honey

 

You may view ingredients and recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

50 Left
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$75
Body Care Kit

Lets face it. Our skin needs some love to look healthy and vibrant. Our skin care products are made with food grade ingredients and are oh so luxurious. Suitable for all skin types, including acne prone and sensitive skin.

Body Care Kit includes: Raw Honey Face Wash, Acne Astringent Mist, Rose Hip Face Serum, Restore Hydration Salve. 

 

You may view ingredients and application recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

47 Left
3 Supporters
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$90
Pain & Inflammation Remedy Kit

Aches and pains can keep you from doing what you love. SHK's Pain & Inflammation Kit will help soothe your tired muscles and ease your achy joints. From muscle rubs, to massage oils and magnesium mist, your self care and first aid kit will be stocked with nourishing remedies for the whole family.

Pain & Inflammation Kit Includes: Magnesium Oil Spray, Sweet Relief Joint & Muscle Rub, Warming Muscle Rub, Warming Arnica Massage Oil & Calendula Massage Oil. 

 

View ingredients and recommendations online at www.SanctuaryHolisticKitchen.com

49 Left
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Select this reward
$150
10 Class Card

We are so excited to share our workshops and classes with the community. We plan to launch our class schedule in the New Year. This 10 class card will only be available, at this price, through this campaign. Save 40-50% with class card. Class card is issued per person, or may be used as a family card, only if children are under 12 years of age. Our classes will be available for adults and children.

Heres just a few of the classes we are excited to share with you: The Food Mood Connection, Plant Based Eating, Ferments, Essential Oils, Medicine Making, Back Yard Gardening Basics, Medicinal Gardening, Plant Crafts, Candle Making, Soap Making, At Home Skin Care and so many more.

 

Classes may vary from 1-2 hours

 

Card Expiration 1/1/2020

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$250
Annual Workspace Membership

We are so excited to be able to offer open work space for individual crafters, home-schoolers, and those who just want to play. During scheduled Open Workspace Hours, you may come into center and utilize workspace at your leisure. There will be equipment, supplies and tables for crafting your wares. Experts will be on hand to help guide you and to answer any questions you may have along the way. Curated projects available on a weekly basis if you are looking for inspiration.  You will receive 20% discount on all raw supplies available for purchase (glass, herbs, dry goods, waxes, etc). You will also be allowed to check out/utilize our library of resources, recipe and technique books. If Membership is gained during this campaign you will save $50 off of regular membership pricing for the first year. 

 

*Annual Membership is not to be used as commercial kitchen workspace. We do allow for commercial kitchen rentals. Commercial kitchen rental is available by the hour. 

*Resource books are allowed out for 2 weeks at a time. If not returned, a credit card on file will be charged for replacement of book. 

*You will be responsible for cleaning up your workspace or be subject to a cleaning fee of $25. 

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$300
Seasonal Treasure Box Subscription

We have hand selected some of our favorite seasonal products, partnered with one of our favorite crafter buddies and created a few custom products just for our Treasure Box Subscription. Receive a seasonally beneficial selection of products for winter, spring, summer and fall. 

Our first "Fall Treasure Box" will feature products to create your own ritual at home. Self care and quiet intentions can renew the spirit and center your focus for the cold months ahead. SHK's Fall Treasure makes the perfect gift, weather for yourself or someone near and dear.

Fall Treasure Box contents include: Warming Arnica Massage Oil, Ancient Turmeric Honey, Mineral Herbal Bath Soak, White Sage Smudge Bundle, Sustainably Harvested Palo Santo Stick, Custom Herbal Tea Blend and an Essential Oil & Coconut Wax Candle from our dear friend at Herland Home, all beautifully wrapped in a gift box with ribbon and greenery. 

 

All Treasure Boxes will include 5-6 carefully selected products to guide you into the next season.

Fall: Ritual

Winter: Restore

Spring: Detoxification

Summer: Perfect Skin

 

99 Left
1 Supporter
Select this reward
$500
Growler Club: Kombucha

For the ultimate Kombucha fan. 

 

Did you know we make the most delicious, herbaceous bubbly brew around? Our kombucha is lower in sugar, and less tart than other brands on the market. It flows from taps at our farmers market every Saturday and will be available on tap at our new center as well. Save over $280 for the year if you fill up weekly. You will also receive a custom printed growler showing that you are "Top Booch" around town.

Growler club includes: Top Booch Custom Growler, 1 year of kombucha growler refills at our SHK locations, and a 16 oz cup of our kombucha to enjoy while you shop or craft at our new location every time you visit FOR LIFE!

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$500
Sponsorship

Sponsorship is a great opportunity for an individual or business to show their efforts in supporting our creative community project. With your sponsorship contribution, you will have your name/business name added to our webpage, on relevant publications and print, and a dedication plaque on our sponsorship wall at the center. 

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$1,000
Angel Contribution

Angel Contribution is a great opportunity for an individual or business to show their efforts in supporting our creative community project. With your sponsorship contribution, you will have your name/business name added to our webpage, on relevant publications and print, and with a dedication plaque, with top billing, in your name on our angel wall at the center. 

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