Local Businesses

“Let’s support each other! This is a little directory of homeschooler-run businesses in the Salem area. If you have a business or work on commission and would like to be listed, let us know! These are alphabetical for now – as we get more listings I’ll group them by type of service.

Academic Learning Solutions
Susan has a passion to provide unique services which empower parents to meet the individual needs of their children. She offers parent consultations, state-required achievement tests, informal reading & pre-reading screens, academic gaps profiles, curriculum advice, learning disability assistance, dyslexia assessments, special needs services (including PDP’s), tutoring, and special education advocacy (assistance with getting free testing & services from the public school, knowing your rights, etc.) and more! Services since 1989. You can find Academic Learning Solutions on Facebook.
Phone: (503) 585-9407; Email: academiclearningsolutions@gmail.com

A Plan in Place
Customized homeschool planners & accessories, for students and moms. You can visit them on Facebook.

Angela Chaffee
DōTERRA Wellness Advocate – Essential Oils Enroller ID# 685855
The company, DoTERRA Essential Oils, has a Facebook page and a channel on YouTube.
Phone: 208-310-0582; Email: blessed5times@yahoo.com

Barth Violin Studio
Stephanie Barth offers violin, viola, and cello lessons. There is a Facebook page for Barth’s Violin Studio.

Building Yada
Josh and Chandra Cruikshank run a small woodworking and refinishing business. They specialize in picnic tables as well as take custom orders from desks to recycle bins to….you name it. You can find them on Facebook.
Phone: 503-851-6840; Email: buildingyada@gmail.com

Bunguin Babies
Elizabeth Joly is a quilter and crocheter. She sells her unique, unusual, handmade items such as baby blankets, baby clothes, burp cloths, toys, and lap sized afghans on Etsy as well as a booth at Funky Munky. Quilts are her specialty. She takes custom orders, as well. If you would like to see some of the work she has made and sold, you can visit her Facebook page.
Email: elizabethsbunguins@gmail.com

Evergreen Plumbing & Mechanical
Evergreen Plumbing and Mechanical offers both residential and commercial services. They provide plumbing for residential homes, apartments, commercial buildings, schools, and restaurants. You can find them on Facebook.
Phone: (503) 409-3567; Email: MarvColby@gmail.com

Heather Carlile Photography
You can also find us on Facebook.

Karla’s Custom Cakes
All occasions, your design or mine! Fully licensed and recently awarded Bronze for 2018 Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Cupcake!!
Phone: (503) 510-3639; Email: karlascustomcakes@gmail.com

Sophia Wood Photography and Art
Commercial, fine art, and commissioned work. Sophia is also available for engineering/analysis consulting, web design, and math and science tutoring through Village Home. You can visit her Facebook page.
Email: sopiaimages@gmail.com

Taproot Wellness
Private Nutritional Therapy Consultations, Weight Loss Classes, GAPS diet classes. You can visit them on Facebook.
Phone: (503) 539-1567; Email: deeprootsnutrition@gmail.com

Up a Creek Plumbing LLC
Their services are available 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. You can find them on Facebook.
Phone: (503) 999-1847