Herbalists Without Borders International
HWBI is a nonprofit local to global network of volunteers devoted to aiding communities and countries in need impacted by natural disasters, violent conflicts, poverty, trauma and other access barriers to health and wellness
I have recently become the coordinator of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of this amazing grassroots, nonprofit, international organization. HWB is dedicated to promoting herbal medicine advocacy for everyone, herbal education, community herbal gardens, community herbal apothecaries, herbal emergency trauma training and much more.
I look forward to connecting with like minded herbal folks here in Washington and Oregon to grow and support the work and vision of this organization by co-creating community herbal projects here in the Pacific Northwest.
Salish Winds Incense http://www.incense-salishwinds.com Best friend Stacia Neagle owns and operates this wonderful company. Her hand-rolled incense is the best I have used and her essential oils are sumptuous. She also had hand-dipped candles and other wonderful delights.
Coyote Network News coyotenetworknews.com Caroline Casey is an amazing astrologer, visionary activist, mytho- poetic, trickster bard and has a radio program called (The Visionary Activist Show), on public radio KPFA out of Berkley CA. She speaks at conferences like Bioneers and others around the country and has a Coyote Trickster Mystery School of which I was a member for 3 years.
The Herbal Hyway Heard on Public Radio Berkley KPFA see www.kpfa.org Listen online Thursdays from 1pm-2pm hosted by Herbalist Karyn Sanders owner of Blue Otter herbal school. Wonderful herbalists and program.
Future Primitive http://www.futureprimitive.org
The FuturePrimitive.org podcasts are intimate conversations that bring to light the shift that is occurring at this moment in our way of life. We as human beings are experiencing the possibility of a renaissance of awareness taking shape as we dream it together. We invite dreamers and activists to articulate their vision of the future rooted in a respectful understanding of the past. The name of our podcast was inspired by Dolores LaChapelle‘s book on D. H. Lawrence, “Future Primitive.
Whole Horse Herbs www.wholehorseherbs.com Gloria Garland chinese herbalist and accupuncturist that specializes in equine medicine has created many wonderful chinese herbal formulas for horses. I have used many of them on my own horses over the years with great success. She has created a workbook called” Equine Accupressure therapeutics” and other wonderful charts for meridians and equine anatomy.
Westcountry School Of Myth www.schoolofmyth.com “Romanticism As Activism”
The school of Mythologist storyteller Dr Martin Shaw, in Devon England. Martin is an intensely deep storyteller of the old wild bardic tradition. He says the school is “like a monastery run by pirates.” I agree – I have attended some of these these wild weekends by flying across the great eastern sea via erupting volcanoes of Iceland to attend the mythology, storytelling, ecstatic poetry, rites of passage school in the wilds of Dartmoor where we learn the wild land dreams us into being.
Planetwaves www.planetwaves.net This is the site of Eric Frances my favorite astrologer, investigative journalist, activist. He and his posse of writers give us a holistic touchstone on world events, evolving culture and how the personal is political and vise versa. Eric is a no bullshit non- predictive astrologer.
Susun Weed www.susunweed.com Wise woman herbalist, writer, researcher and educator. She is one of our herbal elders, and her site is an excellent resource for those seeking in-depth herbal information and so much more. She offers distance learning programs as well as teaching at her Wise Woman Center in upstate New York.