We love to support sustainably-minded local and regional makers, and we're so glad our brick-and-mortar allows us to feature so many! Learn about our makers and suppliers below. Interested in selling with us? Fill out our Prospective Suppliers form.
865 Candle Company
Anjannette and Torrie Dreier started 865 Candle Company in 2018 and have been making candles "with a funky kind of love" ever since. Their candles have three ingredients: soy wax, cotton wicks, and premium fragrances that are phthalate free, non-toxic, and dye free. Visit our store for an aromatherapy journey of their hand poured candles in upcycled containers, wax melts, fire starters, and incense cones.
In 1998, Caroline Duell invented a natural hand salve called "All Good Goop" and shared it with friends and family. Caroline continued to experiment and create natural products with plants from her garden in Morro Bay, California, where All Good is headquartered. Now, All Good is a Certified B Corp with a variety of bodycare products. We carry All Good sunscreen for you to refill!
Bright Body is a Latina mom-owned business that launched in 2017 when Gabi Day took her skin care into her own hands. Her chronic health issues and love for learning led her to create high-quality, non-toxic skin care that she and others could trust. Bright Body products are handcrafted with only EWG safest-rated ingredients and closed-loop refills. We carry Bright Body Ayurvedic facial oils, makeup remover, curly hair gel, and more.
Brigid creates one of a kind pieces with raw materials like metal sheets and wire using a torch and hand tools. Her unique jewelry incorporates natural stones, found materials, recycled metals, vintage beads, and whatever else she can creatively work into a design. Find Brigid KO jewelry and more at our shop and local popup markets around town.
ETSW is a family-owned company right outside Knoxville in Alcoa, Tennessee. After Phil and Sunny Tune's son was a toddler, they learned he had significant allergies and became obsessed with reading labels on the products they brought into their home. They started making their own soap in 2016 with real oils and saw an immediate and significant improvement in their whole family's skin health. They make small-batch, ethically-sourced, sustainable, and eco-friendly concepts. We source shampoo
bars from the Tunes!
Debbie and Marc have been making granola for others since 2007 and started Eat My Granola here in Knoxville in 2021. They use high-quality, organic ingredients to make delicious gluten free and dairy free granola with no added sugar or preservatives. We carry a selection of their granola flavors in bulk at the store!
Nkem Warner is the designer behind KnoxFill’s beautiful wall murals. She started For Tha Masses Design to share positive messages that uplift spirits and support relationships. “Our message is simple: people matter, connections matter, and creativity matters.” Nkem values sustainability and is mindful of her sourcing, printing, and shipping practices. We carry some of her beautiful, positive prints in store!
Frog Greishaw has been brewing kombucha for years and opened up Knoxville’s first and only kombucha tap bar, Frog Juice Boocherie, in 2022, with help from fermentation wizard, Benjamin Clingner. Frog Juice is an LGBTQIA+, woman-owned, Pick TN, and ASAP Certified business focused on supporting our community and local farmers and minimizing their carbon footprint through ethical brewing practices. We carry their Blueberry Basil kombucha on tap in store, so bring your growler for refills or just sip while you shop!
More info to come!
Kay and Matt started Green Llama to combat our single-use, throw away plastic problem. As a neuroscientist and occupational therapist who care deeply about the environment, they worked hard to develop biodegradable cleaning tabs that cut down on plastic, prevent water from being shipped, and that work! Made up the road in Johnson City, you can simply drop one of these cleaning tabs
in a 16 oz spray bottle, fill with warm water, shake, and get to cleaning once the tablet is dissolved!
Harper's Naturals is a Knoxville-based skincare company providing pure, wholesome ingredients in every product. Tanika Harper founded Harper's Naturals in 2014 after she was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease called Sjogren's, which meant she needed to eliminate chemicals on her skin. Like many of us, she couldn't trust the ingredients that were being put in our every day products, so she started making products in her kitchen. And the rest is history! You can find her bug spray on our website and in store along with several natural skin care products.
Yep, you read that right! We make our liquid castile soap
in-house from the highest quality, bulk ingredients. That's the only product we currently make ourselves and is one of the products that we transitioned to early on in our zero waste journey.
Knox Girl Soap is a local, women-owned company that makes the BEST soaps
. These package-free, generously scented, luxury soaps and skincare products made with quality ingredients have a cult following in Knoxville and around the country. Made in South Knox, you can now find all of Mel and Anna's products here at KnoxFill.
Read more about their ingredients here
Eileen and James Ray are the husband-and-wife team behind Little Seed Farm. Their solar-powered, 84 acre farm in Lebanon, TN is one of the only 100% grass-fed dairy goat operations in the country. Little Seed Farm values sustainability in all they do, from farm to product to user. We carry several of their products in store — their natural deodorant creams are a KnoxFiller favorite!
Marley's Monsters is a woman-owned business based in Eugene, Oregon. Founder and President, Sarah Dooley, started making sustainable cloth items for her soon-to-come baby in 2013 and grew her creativity and talents into a business. Reusability and sustainability are at the heart of Marley's Monsters. We carry their Unpaper Towels
, soap saver bags
, and more.
More info to come!
No Tox Life is a mother-daughter owned company operating out of Texas. They provide our Vegan Dish Block, our zero waste deodorant, our bamboo soap shelves, mesh produce bags, and our bamboo dish and pot scrubbers. They use only the highest quality, vegan ingredients. Read about their story and ingredients here.
Both dealing with skin sensitivities throughout their lives, Philleppe and Stacey founded Oneka in Quebec,
Canada in 2007 with a mission to provide skin-safe products for everyone. They grow many of their ingredients on their organic farm using permaculture principles to take care of the land. Oneka is a Certified B Corp and values sustainability in all they do. Find their shampoo, conditioner
, and lotion at our shop.
Ricky channeled his love for all things secondhand and vintage into his vintage clothing business, Past Around. The creative name and infinity symbol represent Ricky’s sustainable values of reusing and repurposing materials. With a focus on Indigenous roots and culture, Past Around is a purpose-driven shop featuring uniquely curated pieces. We carry a selection of Ricky's vintage pieces in store.
Plaine Products is a women-owned business founded by sisters Lindsey and Alison
Delaplaine in Terrace Park, Ohio. Seeing how much plastic waste they had in their own homes, the sisters came up with Plaine Products to provide high-quality personal care products in refillable aluminum bottles. We carry Plaine Products' conditioner
and hand sanitizer spray
Amy Henson and Wes McFadden started making soap when they had leftover goat's milk from their farm in Kentucky, and they fell in love with their product. They perfected their recipe and opened Rock Bottom Soap in 2011. We carry their goat's milk shave bars, which are shipped to us in paper and sold without packaging to reduce waste.
Our largest supplier is Rustic Strength, a family-owned company located in the Ozarks. We source hand soap, dishwashing soap, liquid laundry detergent, lotion, liquid shampoo and conditioner, dryer balls and body wash from Rustic Strength. Rustic Strength offers an innovative close-loop system, so we return our bulk containers to be refilled and reused. They only use the highest quality ingredients that are good for you and the planet. Learn more about their ingredients here.
Jason Payne started growing peppers in his family’s vegetable garden years ago, where they’ve now grown and processed over 1 million peppers for their spices. Their spices are made with smoked Knoxville-grown peppers and mixed with Certified Organic ingredients to create the highest-quality product. We carry a few of their top-selling spices that you can purchase in their container or refill by the ounce. You can also find them at the Market Square Farmers Market and other festivals and events around Knoxville!
Caleb and Amy Rae run Solace Farm Homestead with help from their three boys in Coalmont, TN. They are an off-grid farm, using solar power, well and rainwater, and wood heat. They do all they can to minimize their impact on our world, "and this carries over to our products." We source Amy's handmade goat's milk shampoo and facial bars.
Tina Rosling Pottery
Tina Rosling has had her hands in clay for over half her life. She makes unique, wheel-thrown tableware and trims it to feel light and lovely in your hands. We carry a variety of her bowls, cups, and mugs in store. Her favorite piece is a hand sized bowl, perfect for a soup or ice cream, or anything your heart desires! She's located just down the road in South Knox.
Tonya Henrichs is a professionally trained herbalist who grew her business out of a love for using natural, homemade products in her own home and wanting to share her experience with others. Visit our store to try a selection of her teas, or check out her tea shop in North Knoxville at
1328 Buchanan Ave.
Pamela and Craig started offering their locally grown produce to friends and family in 2019 and grew from there. "We thought we would start our own business and help more folks have the option for fresh locally grown food." They operate a small, 2 acre garden in East Tennessee and grow, process, and supply our natural loofahs.
The Yellow Bird is a family owned and operated natural skin care company based in the Carolinas. Nicole and Colin started The Yellow Bird to give others access to the safe and affordable products they created with their own family in mind. We are in love with their dry shampoo, which you can refill with a compostable refill bag or by the ounce in store!