Our City

Local candle and ceramics company sells eco-friendly home goods and drinkware that benefits pollinators

It was 3 a.m. when Lauren Strain woke up with a new business idea. The single mother was a freelance photographer, but she was in search of another creative outlet she could do from home. Little did she know the idea she was praying for would come in the middle of the night. “When I thought of this, it was like I could see the entire brand,” Strain says. “I…