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
The Herbal Highway discusses seasonal topics, medicinal plants, herbal treatments, etc.
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
Other BOOKS & REFERENCES:
‘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