New holistic business opens on outskirts of Sanford

Small House Farms, a sustainable, holistic business on the outskirts of Sanford, was created in 2014 by a family that believes in simplicity.

“When we got started with Small House, we were fascinated with small-scale, hand-crafted, artisanal products,” Co-owner Bevin Cohen said.

The family business includes Bevin, his wife and co-owner, Heather Marie, their children Elijah, Mayor, 12, and Anakin James, 7, and animals including chickens, and a cat named Sno.

Not only do they sell seeds of all kinds including vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers, they offer a multitude of natural items including salves, lotions, oils, tinctures, and more. 

“We have quite a diverse selection of things that we craft here with herbs that we grow or collect from the wild,” said Bevin, author of “The Artisan Herbalist.”

Their products can be found online at, at farmer’s…

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