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Meet The Maker

Ahoy! I’m Em, the babe behind Cap’n Coconut. I started making my coconut creations in Portland, Oregon over a decade ago when I was diagnosed with Melanoma. The big C with the big M. It was scary and unexpected stuff. I took time off the hustle and bustle of the design agency world to recover. I used my time off to work on developing a deep-tissue moisturizer that would help to heal my scarring and transport me on a mental vacation. The moisturizer became my, now fan-favorite, Coconut Body Balm. I continued to grow the business, eventually moving into full-time product making in 2019. In 2020, the pandemic and the love of my life, brought me home to the beautiful Oregon Coast where Cap’n and I continue to thrive.

Meet Our Friends & Collaborators

I couldn’t do it without my amazing, talented, incredible friends. These makers, artists, companies, and organizations have been behind Cap’n Coconut from the little baby egg of a beginning. Thank you for your support and energy!