Am I an Herbalist?

I have always struggled with what I call myself, especially in professional settings. Whether it be my herbal work or my full-time job, it is always uneasy to navigate. For me, it has always been more comfortable to say 'I do...' rather than 'I am...'.Maybe it's insecurity, minimal self-esteem, or simply a lack of comfortable … Continue reading Am I an Herbalist?

Foraging & Harvesting Guidelines

A few weeks back I posted a brief video on Instagram regarding some upsetting things I had started to see on social media (watch the full video below). At the time, I felt a bit overwhelmed seeing posts asking questions like 'what should I do with this herb I just picked'. This really struck me … Continue reading Foraging & Harvesting Guidelines

Why am I attracted to a certain herb/flower?

Now that the earth is thawing, Spring is starting to poke through the ground, and the snowbanks have disappeared, many of us are eager to get outside, into our gardens, or just open the windows again.  With new plant life beginning to take form, you may find yourself thinking more about plants, herbs, and flowers. … Continue reading Why am I attracted to a certain herb/flower?