POC & Abenaki Scholarships

Old Ways Herbal School of Plant Medicine gratefully acknowledges that modern herbalism rests squarely on the shoulders of many generations of black and brown herbalists.  It is a facet of institutionalized white supremacy that the public face of herbalism in this country is a white one, belying the absolutely essential tradition of herbalists from communities … Continue reading POC & Abenaki Scholarships

Free Medicinal Plant Walk in April

Join the Old Ways Herbal School of Plant Medicine for a Free Medicinal Plant Walk Sunday, April 28, 1 to 1:30 PM in Brattleboro Celebrate spring with a calm amble to meet the medicinal weeds of spring in Brattleboro.  We will discuss how to find them, medicinal uses, preparations, and safety concerns.  Children are welcome. … Continue reading Free Medicinal Plant Walk in April

School of Plant Medicine Registration Open

Sign up now for Old Ways Herbal School of Plant Medicine Courses! The Home Medicine Maker, Home Herbalist, and Medicinal Gardener Courses start in May.  As of today, there are 8 spots left in the Home Medicine Maker Course, and 9 in each of the others; these courses are open enrollment. The Traditional Apprenticeship starts … Continue reading School of Plant Medicine Registration Open

Plant a Bug Spray Garden

Check out my new article in Heirloom Gardener Magazine, a publication of Mother Earth News! Plant a Bug Spray Garden: Plant herbal allies to defend your family from bites and your garden from pests Here's more information on Herbal Infused Oils Here's a bunch of things about Herbal Gardening Let me know what you think!

Good Medicine Confluence 2019

Join me in gorgeous Durango, CO, May 15-19 for one of the best, most unique herbal gatherings in the country! I’m so excited to be teaching three classes: Birth Trauma: Healing with Herbs Essential Herbs for Toddlers and their Families Botanical Sanctuary: Learning from the Land, Teaching from the Land I’m so thrilled to be … Continue reading Good Medicine Confluence 2019

Registered Herbalist!

Big news!  I'm honored to announce my acceptance into the American Herbalists Guild as a peer-reviewed Registered Herbalist, the highest level of credentialing available to herbalists in the US.  I look forward to participating in all the opportunities for professional development afforded by this honor, as well as expanding clinical hours for long-distance clients, and … Continue reading Registered Herbalist!

Long Distance Clients: Phone Hours Expanded

Nurture yourself this fall with an in-depth, completely personalized consultation on herbal medicine for women's health, to help you self-empower into wellness. I am expanding my phone availability for clients who cannot meet in Newfane or Brattleboro, Vermont.  Starting October 1, I will offer long distance hours two days a week plus one weekend a … Continue reading Long Distance Clients: Phone Hours Expanded

High Summer Apprentice Program

Have you wanted to do our in-depth apprenticeship, but lacked the ability to commit to the whole six months? This is a shortened version of our traditional apprentice program, intended to accommodate those with schedules that can be flexible over shorter periods, like teachers and students. The shortened apprenticeship runs Mondays plus 1 weekend a month … Continue reading High Summer Apprentice Program

Old Ways Herbal in the News!

Thank you to Harmony Birch for the wonderful article in The Brattleboro Reformer!  It also got picked up by the Associated Press and the Vermont section of US News & World Report   The article is about the new Medicinal Gardening Course (and self-empowerment through herbalism)--click the link to check it out, or see it (and … Continue reading Old Ways Herbal in the News!

New: “Quick Question” Consultations

Announcing "Quick Question" Mini Consultations! "Quick Question" consultations are available for people with simple, straightforward questions that can be answered within 15 minutes.  They are available for both first time clients and existing clients.  If more time is needed, the client may choose to continue into a full consultation, as they prefer. Clinical consultations can … Continue reading New: “Quick Question” Consultations