About Maria

Maria Anderson Fahrner is a family educator and wellness consultant who is passionate about the future of families.  She is the owner of Soquel Essentials which offers education and workshops on nutrition, essential oils, non-toxic lifestyles, movement and family dynamics and lifelong learning. 

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About Sheila

Sheila Walsh Dunton is an NTP, GAPS practitioner who empowers women to live their best lives through healing foods and good thoughts.  She is the owner of Purple Beet Nutrition which offers information and coaching for moms so they can nourish themselves and establish healthy foundations for their children through nutrition, education, and family culture.

You can find out more about Sheila on her website:


We can raise a generation of children that is vibrant, that is resilient, that is coming from a place of fullness. These are children who know how to work through their own challenges as they watch their parents work through theirs.
— The Moms I Know