By The Homestead Challenge
Selling teas could be done on any scale – either locally or by building an online store – depending on your resources and preferences. Regardless of endeavoring upon such a venture it’s certain that customers would appreciate having access to expertly crafted herbal mixtures!
Utilizing the health benefits of herbs, you can make tinctures, elixirs, salves, and herbal supplements and preparations to sell. Many people don’t have the time or even the knowledge to make their own remedies, so it can be beneficial to look into creating your own line of herbal medicine tailored specifically to target certain ailments.
here are numerous ways to make herbal skincare and bath and body lines ranging from herbal bath salts, herbal hair oil, lotions, lip balms, serums, or deodorant.
You can grow your own herbs to sell directly to florists to use in their own floral arrangements! As people are looking for more natural home products, they are looking for natural and wild floral arrangements for gifts, weddings, and home décor!
Selling herb and spice mixes is a fun way to sell an easy-to-make value-added product. Making unique and interesting blends will intrigue customers. Even though these are fairly easy-to-make at home, many people still love them, and there is a much wider audience than other herbal products.
Selling raw herbs directly to chefs is another easy way to sell your herbs as high-end chefs seek out quality fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Selling herbs at a farmer’s market may seem obvious, but it is a great way to get started selling your herbs, and can be a gateway to get you into other herbal businesses. You will have unique access to talking to the customers and you can directly ask what they want to buy!
Selling herbs through a local CSA (community supported agriculture) is awesome in that customer’s are often locked in to buy from you all season long. By joining with other farmer’s, you can also build strong relationships in your local community.
Teaching others about herbs is a great way to share your knowledge and enthusiasm for herbalism. Whether you are an experienced herbalist or just starting out, teaching can be an enjoyable and rewarding endeavor.
Make money from your love of growing, foraging, or working with herbs at home!