ChickaBees BEEsides

Jan 8, 2020 | Featured Vendors

  1. Business name
    ChickaBees BEEsides
  2. Who is the maker, baker, or grower behind this booth?
    Brenda McCalla-Bootsman
  3. Tell us a little about your story… How/why did you start your business?
    I was researching how to ‘clean the air’ so that my asthma/breathing wasn’t a daily struggle.  I discovered that burning 100% Pure Beeswax Candles would do just that – ask us how!?!
  4. How long have you been a vendor at OSFM?
    We have been a part of Old Strathcona’s Farmers market since February of 2018
  5. How far from OSFM are you located? (in kms)
    We are located 35 km from the market – 22km north of Edmonton, in Sturgeon County
  6. Tell us about your products
    Our natural (beeswax-based) body product formulas are approved by Health Canada and all our ingredients are ‘naturally’ sourced from within Canada.  ChickaBees products are pure, wholesome and very affordable.
  7. What is your most popular product at the market?
    Our most popular product at the market are our Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps – washable, biodegradable, sustainable.
  8. What’s an interesting fact about you, your business, or your products?
    My dream job was to be an Architect, which never did materialize.  However, I have been blessed with being able to design and build my own dream home!  As we live on a hobby farm, our place is constantly evolving – which I love!  I’m also fortunate that my love for creating can spill over into my market job as I get to create and craft for a living 💕
  9. Where else can people find your products?
    On our website at

For more information, check out their listing in our Vendor Directory