Palcho's Products

Art, Botanicals, Fermentation

Palcho's Products- Art, Botanicals, and Fermentation

Welcome. Please find information about classes in food and beverage fermentation including Hard Cider, fermented Worcestershire sauce and Miso; classes in making herbal lotions, potions, salves, balms and oils; classes in backyard foraging, and more.

Products for sale include Vegetable Fermentation Crocks, Bread Making Bowls, pottery, Bearfat Hidefood (a premium skin and leather conditioner) and Oregano Shield Oil (anti-viral, anti-bacterial).

This is home to my historical and contemporary art, ceramic sculpture and pottery and to the roots of Karen’s Botanicals Natural Skincare business.

Palcho’s Products - Pennsylvania Studio

Classes & Events

Specialty Facial Care Products

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painted by Michele Byrne, 2018.
Painted by Michele Byrne, 2018.

Meet Karen

Karen Palcho is an artist, traveler, teacher and former owner of Karen's Botanicals-Natural Skin and Body Care Products. She is also co-owner of Nu-Art Graphics-Industrial Screen Printing and Die Cutting, located in West Chester, PA.

In 2011, she sold Karen's Botanicals to a wonderful couple, Pam and Edward Mitchell from Taylorsville, Georgia. With new found time, she now transforms the alchemy of making lotions and potions into the alchemy of making organic goat cheese, wild yeasted beer, fermented foods, and ceramic fermenters, along with music and art. Karen's interests remain rooted in a fascination of transforming earth-based, raw materials into useful, tasty, and beautiful things.

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Articles, News & Information

Nettle Weed Walk Video Class with Karen

Nettle Weed Walk Video Class with Karen

Urtica dioica, Stinging Nettle, is one of the most nutritious,…

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Dandelion Weed Walk Video and Recipe for Dandelion Wine

Dandelion Weed Walk Video and Recipe for Dandelion Wine

I have begun to make videos of my frequent Weed…

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Corn and Beans-a nutritional powerhouse with nixtamalization

Corn and Beans-a nutritional powerhouse with nixtamalization

Tortillas and dry beans are having a boom as people…

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Salts of the earth are necessary nutrients

Salts of the earth are necessary nutrients

Salt is everywhere on earth. In the oceans, inside the…

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kpalcho@gmail.com | (610) 389-8316 | Fleetwood, PA
Serving the greater Philadelphia and Reading, PA regions

All photos courtesy of Karen

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