Meet the KuKista Team
KuKista has a new look, but the people of KuKista come with over 45 years experience each in their own fields. Take a minute and get to know our team and their expertise. You will find them friendly, knowledgeable and ready to help you with whatever you want to know about our services and products.
Sharon Barlow Smith
Sharon is a 2nd generation herbalist. Her father and mentor, Max Barlow, was a trail blazer and contributed greatly to the field of medicinal botany and herbology. She learned and refined his processes and takes pride in the quality of her traditional herbal extractions as well as new, natural innovations in healing and cosmetics.
Fitness and health have always been important to Mary. She ran track and danced as a young girl. She teaches and counsels at risk teenagers in her community. She has raised four awesome children. She enjoys biking, walking her two dogs, and beating her apple watch fitness challenges. Mary enjoys using natural herbs in her cooking, creating new recipes, and designing Instagram posts that educates others about health and natural healing.
With 26 years of experience in manufacturing and cosmetics, Lon is helping KuKista serve customers and create innovative products. He uses KuKista products himself to help fight a chronic illness and stay healthy. He loves living in Idaho and staying active in hiking, mountain biking, and traveling with his wife Mary and four children.