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Flower Power!

Flower Power!

Changing the World with Flowers Who doesn’t like receiving fresh flowers?  The ephemeral beauty of a bouquet can elicit a smile, make you cry or warm up the heart, but can it change the world?  That is what Chloé Roy of Floramama proposes. Floramama is a local and organic flower farm located in Frelishburg in the Eastern Townships in Quebec.  Operating on a subscription model similar to community-supported agriculture (CSA), Floramama offers sustainable cultivated and wild flowers, operating under principles which maintains the health and structure of the soil and promotes species biodiversity. The majority of commercially available flowers have...

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Abundance

Abundance

Fall is a season of abundance, the season where we reap what we have sown and cared for through the spring and summer.  Here at Oneka we have worked hard to bring some of the magic of our fields and forests to your life.

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5 Good reasons to use sulfate-free shampoos

5 Good reasons to use sulfate-free shampoos

Sulfate-free shampoos are popping up everywhere these days.  You might have even seen the claim on commercial consumer personal care products.  But what exactly are sulfates and why should you want to avoid them? Sulfates are synthetic ingredients derived from mineral or vegetable sources that are added to a variety of products such as shampoos, toothpaste, body and face soaps and more.  They are powerful detergents that act as as surfactants: water- and oil-soluble compounds that, when combined with water, foam and emulsify greasy substances. More simply, sulfates such as sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) are...

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Oneka Gardens Open House 2016

Oneka Gardens Open House 2016

  Last August 6th and 7th, more than 500 people had the chance to visit our gardens, to learn more about the wildcrafted and cultivated plants that we use in our products, to discover the essential oil distillation process and to practice yoga outdoors in an inspiring natural environment.  We want to thank our partners YogaTribes, Zayat Aroma, Rise Kombucha, l’Archipel, Prana Bio and Lolë! For those who couldn't be one of us, here is a little peek into this special weekend.  Will you join us next year?

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