Let's take a deep dive into all things herbal with some of the best teachers in the field of plant medicine, wild foods, botany and health accessibility. You'll hear class recordings from conferences, narrated plant monographs, books, and blog posts, interviews, event updates and so much more. Have an idea for an episode? Want to share information about your school or event? Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Let me know!
Herbs in Myths with The Greek Herbalist
Yarrow on the battlefields of antiquity? A woman transformed into a laurel tree? Today we’ll hear from herbalist Maria Christodoulou on herbs in Greek myths!
Maria Christodoulou is a clinical herbalist exploring the practice of ancient Greek herbal medicine as The Greek Herbalist. In a previous lifetime, she lived on a farm in ancient Greece and found the cure for plagues. She researches and writes about medicinal plants in fantastical myths, ancient scientific writings, and artistic representations that have survived for thousands of years. For an adventure through antiquity, visit her website at www.thegreekherbalist.com.
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The Healing Powers of Incense and Aromatic Medicine with Evan Sylliaasen
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In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Evan Sylliaasen, founder of The Northwest School of Aromatic Medicine & Higher Mind Incense. He delves into the world of incense and aromatic medicine and discusses their healing properties.
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Incense is such an overlooked modality in today's world. Everyone focuses on tinctures, teas, and essential oils, which are all great, but they're missing a crucial key component of aromatic medicine.
Imagine having the ability to tailor your own unique herbal incense blends for medicine and healing, or for sacred ritual, or simply for pleasure.
For a decade now, Evan Sylliaasen has been crafting aromatherapeutic and ritual blends for his company Higher Mind Incense, one of the top producers in the US. He's definitely seen what works best, and what doesn't work when it comes to incense crafting.
As there's a bit of art and science to this craft, Evan knows the pitfalls and common mistakes most people make when they're just starting out making incense.
And he can help you avoid them!
Which is why he's put together a special complimentary gift for you, the new Hand-Crafted Incense Workshop Series.
These training session videos offered through his school, The Northwest School of Aromatic Medicine, will teach you step-by-step how to successfully make your own natural incense at home for healing, fragrant enjoyment, or spiritual purposes.
Join us in the Hand-Crafted Incense Workshop Series Today, Evan's gift to you!
In this workshop series you'll learn:
The traditional key to aromatic medicine and the roots of aromatherapy
The many virtues and uses of incense and plant smoke
The various types of incense and their specific qualities
The 4 basic building blocks of incense crafting that every recipe needs for success
Plus Evan will walk you through each step of the incense crafting process from raw ingredients, to finished product
Whether you're a professional or at-home healer who uses herbs and essential oils, an incense enthusiast, or a beginner in the world of herbs or aromatics, this workshop series will help you take your practice to new levels of healing and beauty.
Join us this week only for the series and get started on your path to making your own incense for yourself, family, or those you serve today!
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Herbs for Smoky Skies with Rosalee de la Forêt
With wildfires still smoldering across Western states, many are enduring a blanket of unhealthy smoke. What herbal companions can we enlist to help us through the poor air quality? Today we’ll hear guidance from herbalist Rosalee de la Forêt to find out!
Rosalee de la Forêt, RH, is passionate about helping people discover the world of herbalism and natural health. She is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and the Education Director at LearningHerbs. She is also the author of the online courses, The Taste of Herbs and Herbal Cold Care. She is the creator of the Taste of Herbs Flavor Wheel. When she is not immersed in herbs, you can find her taking photos of nature, kayaking with her husband, or curled up in a hammock with a good book.
To stay informed on the 6th Annual NorthWest Herb Symposium, visit www.NWHerbSymposium.com. Located at the Camp Casey Conference Center in Coupeville, Washington, teachers will include Eaglesong Gardener, Ryan Drum, Denise Joy, Netta Zeberoff and more!For many more great recordings like you’ve heard today, visit Tree Farm Communications where you’ll find quality audio of lectures, workshops, and conferences on topics like herbalism, integrative health, nutrition and more!
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Uprooting Racism in Agriculture with Leah Penniman
Today we’ll hear from Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm and author of ‘Farming While Black.’ Originally recorded at the 2020 MOSES Organic Farming Conference, her keynote address discusses uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in our food system. Join her for a journey through history to understand how we arrived here, and learn about the work going on to heal, repair, and create justice.
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Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol educator, farmer/peyizan, author, and food justice activist from Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, NY. She co-founded Soul Fire Farm in 2011 with the mission to end racism in the food system and reclaim our ancestral connection to land. As co-Executive Director, Leah is part of a team that facilitates powerful food sovereignty programs – including farmer trainings for Black & Brown people, a subsidized farm food distribution program for people living under food apartheid, and domestic and international organizing toward equity in the food system. Leah holds an MA in Science Education and BA in Environmental Science and International Development from Clark University, and is a Manye (Queen Mother) in Vodun. Leah has been farming since 1996 and teaching since 2002. The work of Leah and Soul Fire Farm has been recognized by the Soros Racial Justice Fellowship, Fulbright Program, Omega Sustainability Leadership Award, Presidential Award for Science Teaching, NYS Health Emerging Innovator Awards, and Andrew Goodman Foundation, among others. Her book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land is available here.
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3rd Annual Spiritual Herbal Conference: The Structure of Dreams
Today we’ll hear about the upcoming 3rd Annual Spiritual Herbal Conference: The Structure of Dreams!
Workshops this year will call us all into the activation of dreaming toward practical strategies for liberation and abolition. Teachers will consider Indigenous and Ancestral technologies to return to, to prepare us with magic, inspiration, knowledge, and tangible skills to co-create structures of collectivity, equity, and abundance. This year, virtual technologies will serve as a space for us to challenge what it can mean to mobilize, connect, and find rootedness within the context of a global pandemic.
Join in virtually October 3rd and 4th to hear from the keynote speaker, Karen M. Rose, and attend workshop offerings from a diversity of fields.
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Alchemy and Herbalism Part IV- Illness as Initiation with Sajah Popham
HERBAL ALCHEMY TRAINING SESSIONS A FREE WORKSHOP SERIES FROM THE SCHOOL OF EVOLUTIONARY HERBALISM
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This episode of the HerbRally podcast is part four of four in Sajah Popham’s Alchemy and Herbalism series. Enjoy!