Farend Natural Products Ltd.

Farend Natural Products Ltd. (FNP) is a natural products company with a focus plant based medicinal and body care products.  FNP is located in Alert Bay, a small community located near the north end of Vancouver Island. 

Meet some of the people who make our products possible.

David Faren

David and Jack
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Farend Natural Products was founded by the creator of BC Bud Rub, David Faren. David is originally from Calgary, but has called various places in BC home for over 2 decades.  He has lived in Alert Bay now for 15 years where BC Bud Rub is manufactured. 





Charles Joseph

Charles is our longest running member of the production team. Charles is 'Namgis and is from Alert Bay originally. He has been helping produce Bud Rub since 2017. Charles is also an artist who carves and draws on a regular basis.

Jon Russell


Jon began working with us during the summer of 2018.  Jon is also 'Namgis. Jon splits his time between here and Sointula, one of our neighbouring communities.

Lisa Walkus


Lisa joined our team in 2019 and assists with both production and shipping orders. Lisa has lived on the north end of Vancouver Island all her life and now lives in Alert Bay.

Skylar Asher


Skylar recently moved to Canada from the UK and is our newest member of the production team.