Author Archives: Karlie Fitzgerald

Introducing the Hive Mind Apiary

We recently started working with a new local supplier and we’re thrilled to introduce the Hive Mind Apiary to you! Foster’s Refillery now carries their waste free, delightful smelling soap, made from upcycled kitchen oils and fats. Check out our conversation with Christopher Nelson, the founder and owner of HMA below.  FR: Let’s start with […]

The Story of Beehive Soap and Body Care– Almost as good as a Fairy Tale!

Like many good stories, this adventure begins when one door closes and another one opens. So it is with our heroine and the story of Beehive Soap and Body Care —  a tale of a Utah businesswoman who believes in sustainability and sharing toxic free products with everyone.  A long time ago, (okay, it was […]

A Word with John Donut’s Spinning

Recently, I sat down with a friend of Foster’s Refillery, Sandra Keenan, from John Donut’s Spinning via video call and chatted with her about her business. Being just 21, Sandra’s passion for spinning and her work amazed me. Her lighthearted attitude, friendly explanations of spinning terms I didn’t understand and willingness to open the spinning […]

All about M Soaps

A story of a woman and her daughter creating bath and body products to heal Over the holidays that year, Daniella and her children moved back to Utah to be close to family while Daneilla recuperated. To treat her pain and to avoid taking debilitating painkillers, Daniella’s doctor suggested CBD products (a derivative of the […]

What is a Refillery Service?

 A new and improved way to cut down on single use plastic. What is a refillery? A refillery provides a convenient way to reduce single-use plastics in everyday life. Rather than purchasing a new container each time you need more shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, all-purpose cleaner, etc., you simply refill extended-use containers with those products. […]

Qualities of a Foster’s Refillery Supplier

Sell your premium, eco-conscious products to a wider audience We’re so glad you’re interested in partnering with Foster’s Refillery! In this article you’ll learn about the qualities we look for in suppliers, and how to get in touch with us if you feel your company’s mission and values are compatible. If you’re unfamiliar with refilleries […]

Meet Charcoal & Rose Petals

An introduction to Foster’s Refillery’s new supplier  We’d like to introduce you to SarahAnn Goldnau-Vogt, the creator, owner and primary manufacturer behind Charcoal & Rose Petals, our newest supplier! After completing a bio- and physical-chemistry degree, SarahAnn started her company through a love for DIY projects and a passion for learning and creation. As she […]