Women’s History Month

Happy National Women’s History Month! Today and every day, we take pride in celebrating our founder and CEO, Lisa Richards – a seasoned matriarch, pioneering figure in San Diego’s catering scene, and accomplished entrepreneur. Over her remarkable 40-year career, she has successfully launched 20 businesses, supported hundreds of non-profits, and currently leads Solace Catering Group, which encompasses our sister companies: Urban Solace Catering, CowgirlQ Catering, and Picnic People. Here’s to you, Lisa, and to all the other incredible female business owners who are shaping the future of our community!

See below for a few suggestions of local female-owned businesses you can support during Women’s History Month:

Native Poppy: California-born and raised, Natalie Gill founded Native Poppy in 2014 to bring beauty to life’s important moments through her woman-owned brick-and-mortar floral shop located in South Park and Solana Beachand delivers flower arrangements, bouquets, and more all over sunny San Diego. 

Shop Good: Leah Kirpalani founded Shop Good as a one-stop shop for clean beauty, wellness, and self-care needs. Motivated by her decade-long health struggles and the realization that swapping toxic products for clean ingredients made a significant difference, Leah created Shop Good as a space for women to access the knowledge she lacked during her own health journey. 

Simply Luxe: Simply Luxe is a professional organization company founded by San Diego native Ryen Toft. With the support of her team of skilled professionals, Simply Luxe curates products and organizational systems to bring beautiful solutions for homes throughout Southern California.
Dirt Don’t Hurt: Founded by three sisters in San Diego, Dirt Don’t Hurt is a black-owned and woman-owned business that sells earth and plant-based activated charcoal products for your oral health and beauty routine.

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