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About Rebecca Jones
owner/operator of Kestrel Crossings
What a long and exciting road it's been thus far!
Hi, my name is Rebecca Jones, and I am the person behind the wonder that is
becoming Kestrel Crossings.
Rebecca Jones, Herbalist
Office at Sage Living LLC
30A Warren St
Concord, NH 03301
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Rebecca Jones and Crystal Lehky-Shepard sell an eclectic mix of products at Sage Living on Warren Street - even hand-made costume ears.
...Owners Rebecca Jones and Crystal Lehky-Shepard want you to relax and listen to your body.Jones
, an herbalist, has put together tea blends like "Manly Man Tea," meant to help the prostate, and "Liquid Courage," a tea to quiet anxiety.More than a hundred herbs line the shelves, from the ordinary -like allspice or dill - to the unusual - white peony roots or schizandra berries, which taste like peppered blackberries.
Consultations with Jones
, which last one hour and cost $60, involve creating a personal health inventory - physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual health.She
then directs customers to herbs and practices that might benefit them.
"We get sick because we think it first," said Jones
, 30, of Bow."Eventually, if we don't take care of it, it manifests in the body."
An herbal course of therapy can and sometimes should be used in addition to traditional medical practices, Jones
It was depression that brought Jones
to study herbal cures five years ago.Her
mother and grandmother had also struggled to manage depression, and Jones
wanted to find a way treat the condition without drugs. Jones, formerly a librarian at Hillsboro-Deering High School, worked as an apprentice to an herbalist.
Three years ago, when the school laid off a number of workers including Jones
own small shop in an office building on Greenwood Avenue in Concord. Jones
didn't have many customers; her
business was hidden away in a building.
In November, Jones
started coming to Lehky-Shepard's home in Penacook.She
helped Lehky-Shepard go for walks and brought herbs she
thought would help.She
gave Lehky-Shepard sewing projects, encouraging her
to get back into a favorite hobby. Jones
was looking for a new store space, and she
asked Lehky-Shepard to come with her
to see an empty retail space on Warren Street.They both loved the long narrow store, which sits across from Granite State Candy.But Jones
wasn't sure she
could afford the rent on her
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Rebecca Jones is a certified herbalist and aromatherapist, as well as a flower essence and
She has trained at Misty Meadows, Briarwood Farm Botanicals, Lichenwood Herbals, and at the feet of Medicine Women Suzan Lang and Laughing Owl, where she learned the ins and outs of labyrinth walking and building.
Rebecca has built numerous temporary labyrinths, creates labyrinth artwork, and maintains a permanent pattern in the woods at Kestrel Crossings in Boscawen, NH.
Rebecca sees clients and maintains an extensive herbal apothecary at Sage Living LLC in Concord, NH. "True healing is a joint effort of the Soul and Mother Earth, not a corporation and a test tube."
"It just shows that this really ...
"It just shows that this really is a trend," Rebecca Jones, owner of Sage Living, said about the concentration of new green stores."It's nice to know demand is high enough to support these businesses."Sage Living is joining the Green Concord marketing group.The Boscawen herbalist and aromatherapist opened Sage Living at 30A Warren St. two years ago (sagelivingllc.com).Primarily she sells herbs, some locally and sustainably made gifts, and some bath and body products.
"It's more complementary than competitive," Jones
said of the Green Concord businesses.
30 Warren Street
Concord NH 03301