Artist Bio: Karin Kliewer and Greg Roberts (Little City Farm)

Little City Farm is a unique urban homestead and eco bed & breakfast, established in 2007 by Greg Roberts and Karin Kliewer, right in the heart of the Breithaupt-Mount Hope neighbourhood. During the Central Art Walk & Studio Tour stop by to see their homestead! Enjoy a cup of freshly brewed herbal tea from the garden, purchase wood-fired baked treats from their outdoor cob oven (organic breads and vegan treats), and learn more about the ongoing workshops they offer related to sustainable city living.
Karin, master herbalist and artisan soap maker, will be offering her handmade natural soaps, herbal teas and balms. These products are made using locally sourced organic ingredients wherever possible, and incorporate flowers and herbs grown at Little City Farm. The soaps are made in the traditional cold process method, using organic herbs and pure essential oils. Simple, beautiful, handmade, healthful — you won’t be disappointed! Read more about Little City Farm at:

Portrait of the Artist: Elizabeth Backler

After years of dry skin – so dry that it itched, flaked and cracked – and years of using ineffective commercial soaps, creams and lotions for relief, Elizabeth Backler began creating her own soap. Bubbling with success, she started experimenting with different types of vegetable oils, common and exotic, to create a superb bar of soap that cleans and moisturizes the skin while nourishing the senses.
In 2008, she started Massey Soap House, creating bar soap as well as liquid hand soap, shower gel and other bath and body goodies. She is in the process of launching her website,
You can see her work at ZuckerLoft Studio at 14 Peltz Avenue. For more information, email