Category: Gatherings

BotanicWise Calendar

As we ease into ever-so-slightly longer days here in the Northeast, my heart is lightened and I look forward to a year of connecting with …

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A Lesson from Mother Nature

You know that thing that people tell you, about how time goes faster and faster the older you get? It’s really true. As a child, …

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Live a Little Magic

I’ve always believed in magic.  It’s irresistible.   Still, so many days of my adult years have been occupied with the stress of responsibilities that coincide with …

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Walk the Plant Path

I remember the first time I went on an “herb walk.” This event coincided with my first herbal conference, one of the most healing and …

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Talking with Naren Udgan, Shaman from Mongolia

Naren Udgan was born and raised in the Ordos region of Inner Mongolia, and spent her early years living with her grandmother, a highly respected midwife, healer, and herbalist in the region. Naren founded the Tolin Center for Healing & Tengrism Studies to introduce people to Mongolian shamanism, or Tengrism, and to encourage shared knowledge and dialogue between shamans from all over the world, as well as to connect myriad healing traditions and practices. Naren does shamanic healing, reiki energy healing, and chakra healing, and is a certified ayurvedic nutritionist and detox specialist.

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In the Garden with Kathi Keville

I recently returned home from the New England Women’s Herbal Conference where I had the honor as a featured teacher, sharing my work on natural …

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Lessons from the Plants

After receiving several requests to share my opening remarks at the Allies for Plants and People in June…here they are…I hope you find some inspiration …

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Meeting David Winston

Two and a half decades ago I found a family. The first time I stepped into my first herbal conference, Medicines from the Earth, in …

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Bringing Light to the Study of Plant Medicine

Natural healing comes in many forms. I am partial to the healing power of plants, but am also quite fond of minerals, essences and body …

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Walking the Plant Path with Guido Masé

There is no doubt in my mind that the plant world holds a magical spell for us. Plants are medicine, just by being what they …

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