19 episodes

Hey there! I'm the founder of the WANDER School (The Wild Artemisia Nature Discovery, Empowerment, and Reconnection School) and a Botanist, Herbalist, and Professional Forager. Our mission at the school is to offer nature and herbal education that creates healing through connection with the natural world and each other to create local and global health and prosperity. I teach all over these Appalachian Mountains and the country. Let's talk about foraging, wild plant & mushroom awesomeness, herbal goodness and more. I want to help you reconnect with nature to empower yourself with free food and medicine. Let me know what you think, what you wanna know and if you hear something you like, please share far and wide.

Wander, Forage, & Wildcraft Abby Artemisia

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Hey there! I'm the founder of the WANDER School (The Wild Artemisia Nature Discovery, Empowerment, and Reconnection School) and a Botanist, Herbalist, and Professional Forager. Our mission at the school is to offer nature and herbal education that creates healing through connection with the natural world and each other to create local and global health and prosperity. I teach all over these Appalachian Mountains and the country. Let's talk about foraging, wild plant & mushroom awesomeness, herbal goodness and more. I want to help you reconnect with nature to empower yourself with free food and medicine. Let me know what you think, what you wanna know and if you hear something you like, please share far and wide.

    Season 2, Episode 2: Ethnobotanist and Food Sovereignty Activist Linda Black Elk

    Season 2, Episode 2: Ethnobotanist and Food Sovereignty Activist Linda Black Elk

    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at https://www.thewanderschool.com/podcast. ENJOY this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Linda Black Elk shares what it was and is like for Indigenous peoples to access the wild foods they need, and how we can move toward more ethical and sustainable foraging. Stick around to hear her talk about her love of Dandelions and share a delicious Dandelion greens sauce recipe!

    For a bonus discussion with Linda about fermentation and to support this podcast, join our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/thewanderschool.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Season 2, Episode 1: International Nature Storyteller Doug Elliott

    Season 2, Episode 1: International Nature Storyteller Doug Elliott

    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at www.thewanderschool.com/podcast. Enjoy this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Doug Elliott shares about the first plant he ever learned to forage, wood sorrel, and what he later learned about it from a Chippewa Cree friend. He goes on to share about one of his favorite plants, dandelion, of which he calls, ". . . one of the most nutritious plants you can grow," along with the meaning behind its French translations, and its edible and herbal benefits. Make sure to stick around through the end of the episode to hear Doug's song "Dandelions" from his album Bound for Carolina, along with his true tales of foraging told in his captivating and fun style.

    • 47 min
    Wander Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #17 - Meet Monica Wilde

    Wander Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #17 - Meet Monica Wilde

    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at www.thewanderschool.com/podcast. Enjoy this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Monica Wilde shares her introduction to herbalism and foraging, motivations behind starting her “Year on the Wild Food Diet” where she lives in Scotland, and how her views on foraging have changed since starting the diet.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #16 - Meet Amy Walker

    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #16 - Meet Amy Walker

    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at https://www.thewanderschool.com/podcast. ENJOY this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Amy Walker of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians shares about growing up as the child of a Lakota Medicine Man and Cherokee Herbalist, raising Cherokee heritage crops, and what it means to her to be a spiritual person.

    • 38 min
    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #15 - Meet Yaupon Lou

    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #15 - Meet Yaupon Lou

    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at https://www.thewanderschool.com/podcast. ENJOY this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Yaupon Lou shares about yaupon and its health benefits.

    • 55 min
    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #14 - Meet Leslita Williams

    Wander, Forage & Wildcraft: Episode #14 - Meet Leslita Williams

    ENJOY this episode of Wander, Forage & Wildcraft where Leslie shares about being a clinical Herbalist, practicing and teaching folk medicine, and working with plant medicine.
    Find show notes and become one of the listener supporters who make this podcast possible at https://www.thewanderschool.com/podcast.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

NMF-S ,

Great practical info with meaningful tips !

I love hearing the discussions and topics and tips from Abby and her guests. I’m always excited when the new one comes out :)

Kelly Moody ,

Great podcast

Abby is engaging and fun, knowledgeable.
Worth a listen!

jaxnb ,

A Wealth of Herbal Knowledge and Community

I met Abby at an herbal conference and loved her herbal plant walks. I am not disappointed at her podcast either! Love to hear how she uses plants as medicine and food, and the community she surrounds herself in! Love the science and botany side as well!

Please make more!!!!

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