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Heritage Gatherings combines inspiring locations with hands-on learning of skills from years past. Join us for our 3-day events of classes centered around traditional cooking methods, gardening, herbalism, animal care, making and crafting.


M E E T T H E T E A M

Lauren Malloy , Founder  Lauren is a business owner, animal lover, wife and mother. Originally from Vermont, Lauren resides in California with her two daughters, Milly and June and husband, Keith (and their three horses, four cows, three dogs, one cat, one pig and 20 chickens). Lauren has a degree in animal science and conservation biology, and her work with animals has taken her to the far reaches of China and Africa. Lauren is also the creator of "Worn Wear" a used clothing and repair campaign for the outdoor company, Patagonia. Her passion for a simpler lifestyle, friendship and thirst for knowledge inspired her to co-found Heritage Gatherings, Women's Heritage and Heritage Goods & Supply, a curated country store in Carpinteria, California.

Lauren Malloy, Founder

Lauren is a business owner, animal lover, wife and mother. Originally from Vermont, Lauren resides in California with her two daughters, Milly and June and husband, Keith (and their three horses, four cows, three dogs, one cat, one pig and 20 chickens). Lauren has a degree in animal science and conservation biology, and her work with animals has taken her to the far reaches of China and Africa. Lauren is also the creator of "Worn Wear" a used clothing and repair campaign for the outdoor company, Patagonia. Her passion for a simpler lifestyle, friendship and thirst for knowledge inspired her to co-found Heritage Gatherings, Women's Heritage and Heritage Goods & Supply, a curated country store in Carpinteria, California.

Emma Moore , Founder  Emma is an educator, home cook, yogi, healthy lifestyle coach and most importantly, a mother who cares about her children and how they are being raised in this world. Growing up on a farm in the Central Valley she gained an appreciation for the earth, local ingredients and home-cooked meals. After her children were born she started fermenting, canning and dabbling in urban homesteading life. Currently, she cooks whole nourishing foods daily, is co-founder of Women’s Heritage and Heritage Goods and Supply, a curated country store in Carpinteria California where she teaches classes on fermentation, food preservation and cooking. Emma enjoys being outside and in nature with her family and is excited to share her passion with others.

Emma Moore, Founder

Emma is an educator, home cook, yogi, healthy lifestyle coach and most importantly, a mother who cares about her children and how they are being raised in this world. Growing up on a farm in the Central Valley she gained an appreciation for the earth, local ingredients and home-cooked meals. After her children were born she started fermenting, canning and dabbling in urban homesteading life. Currently, she cooks whole nourishing foods daily, is co-founder of Women’s Heritage and Heritage Goods and Supply, a curated country store in Carpinteria California where she teaches classes on fermentation, food preservation and cooking. Emma enjoys being outside and in nature with her family and is excited to share her passion with others.