This week saw the first issue of the new Plant Healer Magazine: A Quarterly Journal of Traditional Western Herbalism. It dubs itself as the quarterly journal for the new folk herbalism resurgence. And, after doing a hearty and enthusiastic read-through yesterday, I quite agree!
This is the new creation of Anima Center’s Kiva Rose and Jesse Wolf, traditional herbalists, wild people and organizers of the Traditions in Western Herbalism conference. They’re helping bring together the American herbal community by creating the space and providing a voice for us herb n’ plant people in these times. (I especially love Wolf’s Diversity in Herbalism poster series, which include “All herbalists are not hippies” and “All herbalists are not Anglos.” Such a good and important message, and so true.) Read more