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Q&A with Local Companies: Whitney Pope at The Naturalists Atelier

160 Cleveland Avenue, Auburn, 530-718-8343,  |  @thenaturalistsatelier

Services or products you offer: Creative classes for all ages (jewelry-making, “Intro to Acrylics,” flower pressing, etc.), kids’ birthday parties, special event hosting, carefully curated goods, and more.

What you enjoy most about your profession: Creating and calling creativity out of others.

Fun fact about your company: “Atelier” is a French word for studio or workshop.

Customer service is: Seeking to see people and listen with care.

You started your business, because: I believe in the magic and healing power of both nature and creating.

Favorite food: Chips and salsa!

Favorite local restaurants: Pizzeria Luba and Restaurant Josephine.

Favorite small businesses: The Pour Choice, Martin Mattox, and Little Bird Mercantile.

When not working, you can be found: In my garden.

You love living here, because: It’s beautiful and there’s an abundance of great hiking trails.

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