Classes I’ve Taught

HERB CLASSES This is a list of all of the classes I have taught. I’d gladly teach any of the below classes again, or create a custom class just for you! Getting to Know the Culinary HerbsHow can you incorporate herbs into your cooking in order to support wellness? Meet the plant families that have […]

Herbalism Foundation Series

These six herbalism classes will empower you with the knowledge to use herbs for wellness more effectively and with confidence. They can be taken as a series or you can attend individual classes. Understanding HerbsWhat does the taste of an herb tell us about how it will act in the body? We’ll do a tea […]

Listen: Austin Materia Medica

This is a talk I made for the Moonflower Festival in Austin, Texas.

Infused Oils, Alcohol Intermediary Method

This comes up over and over again – the weird way that I make my infused oils. I learned the method from Michael Moore. He made Arnica Salve for us in class one day, starting with recently dried arnica. Grind the freshly-dried herb in a coffee grinder. It doesn’t need to be finely ground, just broken […]

Berlin Materia Medica

Podcast: Elecampane

Youtube Video: Cold Suspension Infusion

This topic comes up all the time seems like – cold suspension infusions. It’s great for burdock, marshmallow, echinacea, lots of roots. You get a much cleaner, crisper flavor, without so much nastiness. Here I’m using it to brew up some echinacea.

fundraiser: a film about herbs!

Tish Streeten, the maker of the wonderful herb movie “Juliette of the Herbs”, is raising money for a new movie called “Tulsi: Queen of Herbs”. I can’t wait to see it! To support the production of the film click here to go to the indiegogo page. I can’t embed the video, but I think if […]

share: Dr. Lad movie trailer

I am so excited to see this! Dr. Lad is such a wonderful person. Taking a weekend workshop from him has been one of the highlights of my herbal education. I even wrote a blog post about it. It’s nice just to be around him. I’m sure I’ll get a surge of inspiration from seeing […]

resource: Diamond G Forest Products

I just heard about this company, Diamond G Forest Products. If I were still in the US, I’m sure I’d order from them at some point. They make pine products like rosin, gum, turpentine, turpentine soap, even salve! Looks like they are good small producers, focused on quality and being decent humans. Look at this […]