Teas, herbal lollipops, lavender pillows, etc.
Meet the Maker:
WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?
Emily Martin in a nutshell: Gardener, Teacher, Tea, Vegan, Camp, Backpack, Road Trip, Mother, Maker, & a Darn Good Cook. I'm originally from the Pacific Northwest, but I've lived in Augusta for a little over 7 years. I am currently a full time Garden Educator for Augusta Locally Grown and tend to my own small business, and adventures, in my spare time.
DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.
I grew up in the garden, learning about plants and herbs. A few years ago, I took the opportunity to improve my health, and decrease my reliance on pharmaceuticals, through herbal teas and I want to share with those around me.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Working with my hands & working in the community.... meeting new people and hearing their stories... watching transformations happen... being the change.
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.
I have excellent balance. I've had coffee with Kurt Vonnegut. I'm an extroverted introvert. I think jello is gross. I'm totally cool with getting older and my gray hair.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.
The best thing about Downtown Augusta is the people! And the food, and art, and picnics on the Riverwalk, kids playing in the fountain, and parties on the Commons!
WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?
I am a teacher. I want to share my knowledge, through my teas, with others.
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?
Follow your bliss, spend more time outside, and eat your veggies!