Oct 102012
 
Autumn Indeed

Though I live on the cusp between Faery and human dwelling, it is indeed Autumn here in the Canyon. My apologies for the seemingly random resend of the Summer Solstice post by feedburner to my email subscribers. Perhaps feedburner objects to the coming cold season? In any case, we canyon folk are sadly watching the […]

Oct 092012
 
Rosemary's Remedy!

There aren’t many of us American herbalists not familiar with the beloved Rosemary Gladstar, whose work actively promoting and spreading herbalism has had an incredible impact on the accessibility of plant medicine! While most know her best from her books and teaching, Rosemary is also an activist, phenomenal networker, community creator, endangered plant advocate, gardener, […]

Jul 042012
 
Medicine Bear Novel Announcement – With Excerpt

www.TheMedicineBear.com …. It’s Here!  Fresh off the press, Wolf’s new novel THE MEDICINE BEAR www.TheMedicineBear.com …. The first boxes of this exciting book have arrived, and Wolf is currently signing copies for mailing out to all who ordered one.  I highly recommend it!  As I wrote for its pages: The Medicine Bear is a powerful […]

Jun 202012
 
Fernflower and Blackberries: Celebrating the Summer Solstice

Vodu upav. Kupalo na Ivana! Happy Summer Solstice/Midsummer to all of you on this side of the hemisphere! And Blessed Ivan Kupailo/Kupala Day to all you Russians/Ukrainians/Poles/Belorussians who celebrate the old ways! Today is a lovely day for weaving flower wreaths, making food magic with berries, playing in the forest, and searching for that mythical […]

Apr 302012
 
Summer First Aid for the Little Ones and You!

I like to periodically share offerings from other herbalists here and I couldn’t resist passing on the info for this free webinar being given by midwife, herbalist, doctor, Plant Healer columnist, and TWHC teacher, Aviva Romm. This 90 minute presentation will discuss first aid for summer, focusing on herbal treatments for the most common summer […]

Feb 122012
 
Anima Site Revised, May Event, & Herbal Course Reopens

. Anima Lifeways and Herbal Site Updated You’re invited to please check out the newly updated Anima school site, featuring simplified pages and easy navigation.  Besides the new look and header, you’ll also find: •A new Introduction with easy direct links to every section and program without need of the menu •A “Home Study” page […]

Jan 242012
 
Herb Energetics 2.0

If you read my recent post on nurturing the senses, you’ll know about the release of the updated version of Herb Energetics, the multi-media course I created with John Gallagher of learningherbs.com teaching my take on the essential elements of sense-based herbalism. The course details have now been released and signup is open over at […]

Jan 122012
 
Nurturing the Senses and Deepening Intimacy With the Plants

“The simple act of nurturing the senses might well do far more for healing of the world than all our programs and inventions.” ~ Cheryl Sanders Being an herbalist is a constant exercise in balance – with so much being given out in the work of helping others we also need the pleasure of finding and settling […]

Jul 172011
 
Grandmother Medicine: The Legacy of Juliette de Bairacli Levy

Juliette de Bairacli Levy’s contribution to modern herbalism has been enormous and her work has inspired and informed countless herbalists, not least Rosemary Gladstar and Susun Weed. In a  time period when herbalism was being shunned as old fashioned and ineffective in the United States, Juliette was reviving and introducing important healing knowledge from all […]

May 012011
 
Clinical Training Opportunity in Nicaragua

For those of you interested in gaining real life experience and intensive training in herbal medicine in a clinical setting that is overseen/taught by several great practitioners and teachers, this is truly an amazing opportunity. The faculty includes Paul Bergner and Tania Neubauer of the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. The training will take […]