Welcome to The Fiery One Collection
Growing up I always had a fascination for wild and living things. My grandparents owned acreage in the mountains and my childhood was spent Huckleberry picking, Morel hunting, and helping to tend the extensive garden that was their pride and joy. While that house and its lands are now long since sold, my love of plants has never left me. I was blessed to have agriculture programs in high school and boundless curiosity, so I filled my credits with Botany, Horticulture, Soil Sciences, and everything else that was available to me. When asked how everything started, I usually begin with “I’m a plant geek” as a short and to the point explanation, but I’ve always felt its much deeper than that, and I always knew I wanted to use my knowledge and passion to create something for the world.
Now, I’m going to be honest with you here: I don’t think I would be the person I am today if it weren’t for Uncle Iroh from Avatar The Last Airbender which aired on Nickelodeon in 2005. If you have seen the show you will recognize the quirky and wise teacher, mentor, uncle, and generally amazing soul that the character of Uncle Iroh was. If you haven’t seen the show, you are missing out and I think you should go watch it! Iroh is a character that makes you strive to be a better person, a kinder person, and to do positive things in the world around you. And nothing made me happier than seeing him in his tea shop. The first-ever product released on The Fiery One Co was called Jasmine Dragon, inspired by the character I know and love. Additionally, I have to thank Claire Dean and her book, Girlwood, which inspired me to dig deeper into plants and my relationship with them as food, medicine, and vessels of love to those in my community.
Plants were a part of my childhood in the mountains, the focus of my curiosity growing up, a symbol of love and passion demonstrated by my mentors. It is not one thing that led me to start The Fiery One Co but a collection of a lifetime of moments, memories, and a measureless desire to cultivate a life that allowed me to grow with abundance so that I may share my love with my community. In part, that is why I choose to donate a percentage of my proceeds to Honeybee Conservation in an effort to give back to the hardworking pollinators that make plant life and herbal shops like mine possible.
When you shop The Fiery One Co, I want you to feel like you know the person on the other side. I want you to know that every item I and my team create is made with love and passion. I want you to know that we strive to personally grow as much of our plant material as we can and that everything else comes from sustainable sources. All of our packaging is recyclable or biodegradable because we care about our local and global environments. At our shop, we care about producing high-quality handcrafted items that you will love because we love them too.
Thank you for your support, I never could have accomplished this without you. YOU make this possible! I hope that you are happy and healthy, and if not healthy then healing. Best wishes.