Wild Seed Apothecary

Resources & Stockists


Rodale’s Organic Online Shop 

Nectar’s Rhinebeck, NY location

Help Your Self in Brooklyn, NY

The People’s Cauldron – Main St Rosendale, NY

The Last Bite in High Falls, NY

Lush Eco Salon in New Paltz, NY


A few of my favorite HERBALISTS:

Rosemary Gladstar – founder of the California School of Herbal Studies

Dina Falconi – Hudson Valley herbalist, founder of Falcon Formulations

Susun Weed – well-known Woodstock based herbalist & Wise Woman

Caroline Gagnon – Canadian herbalist who focuses on Chinese Energetics


Herbal Podcasts:

The Herbal Highway discusses seasonal topics, medicinal plants, herbal treatments, etc.


Herbal BLOGS:

Rosalee de la Foret at METHOW VALLEY HERBS offers a website full of herbal information, recipes, and other resources, including an extensive list of blogs by other grassroots herbalists.


Herbal REFERENCE Books:

The Way of Herbs by Michael Tierra

Holistic Herbal by David Hoffman

Encyclopedia of Herbs by Rodale Institute

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier



‘Satsun’ by Rosita Arvigo – this book chronicles Rosita Arvigo’s quest to save traditional Mayan herbalism from being lost.

Herbal Roots Zine – an extensive list of books and games geared toward teaching herbs to kids

‘The Secret Life of Plants’ by Peter Tompkins & Christopher Bird – a revolutionary exploration of the consciousness of plants

‘Gaia’s Garden’ by Toby Hemenway – an introduction to permaculture for home-gardeners

‘Botany in a Day’ by Thomas J. Elpel – a great book on learning to identify plants



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