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HerbMentor Radio, by LearningHerbs, explores the simplicity and accessibility of edible and medicinal plants in peoples lives. Interviews with herbalists explore herbs, herbal home remedies, herb gardening and more. Hosted by John Gallagher.

HerbMentor Radio, by LearningHerbs, explores the simplicity and accessibility of edible and medicinal plants in peoples lives. Interviews with herbalists explore herbs, herbal home remedies, herb gardening and more. Hosted by John Gallagher.
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HerbMentor Radio, by LearningHerbs, explores the simplicity and accessibility of edible and medicinal plants in peoples lives. Interviews with herbalists explore herbs, herbal home remedies, herb gardening and more. Hosted by John Gallagher.

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English


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7Song

3/24/2016
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7Song is an herbalist, naturalist, and director of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine in Ithaca, NY. He is known throughout the herbal community as someone passionate about meeting new plants, someone who loves to help people whereever he travels, and as the “herbal first aid guy.” He has run the first aid tent at the Rainbow Gatherings for years. 7Song is an herbal practitioner and Director of Holistic Medicine at the Ithaca Free Clinic. He also teaches nationwide at herbal...

Duration:00:54:49

EagleSong

3/24/2016
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I am truly honored to share with you a mentor that…well, let’s put it this way. There would be no HerbMentor.com without her. Also, I doubt I would be an acupuncturist as well if I had never met EagleSong. EagleSong is not only an extraordinary herbalist and gardener, but also one of the most grounded teachers and mentors you’ll ever meet. She has an eloquent way of sharing her views of health, herbs, sustainable living, gardening, and so much more. EagleSong was the first to teach me how...

Duration:00:48:24

James Jungwirth

3/24/2016
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James Jungwirth and his family run Naturespirit Herbs, located in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon. They are harvesters of edible and medicinal wild seaweed, herbs and mushrooms. They are also clinical herbalists and producers of high quality herbal medicines. I met James at the Northwest Herbfest in Oregon last summer. I was immedietly drawn to his table, which was filled with the most beutifully harvested sea vegetables I have ever seen. If you have ever ordered kelp or...

Duration:01:08:04

Kiva Rose

3/24/2016
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Kiva Rose is an herbalist in the Anima Medicine Woman Tradition. She teaches and practices down to earth herbalism, nutrition and healing based on the same principles our ancestors followed within an adaptive and contemporary context. Kiva is the author of The Medicine Woman’s Herbal, an in depth guide to common nourishing herbs, traditional and wild foods, and healing the Medicine Woman way. She makes her home in the Mogollon Mountains of the Gila bioregion of New Mexico, where she and...

Duration:01:15:31

Maria Atwood

3/24/2016
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Maria Atwood, CNHP is a Certified Natural Health Professional, and has produced a DVD called Cook Your Way to Wellness. Her focus is on fermented foods and nourishment, in the tradition of our ancestors, the Weston Price Foundation and Sally Fallon. Sally Fallon is author of the celebrated book Nourishing Traditions, who said Maria’s dvd is "A great companion to Nourishing Traditions! Perfect for beginners new to Nourishing Traditions principles." In this interview, Maria and I talk about...

Duration:01:24:27

Richo Cech

3/24/2016
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RIcho Cech is a village herbalist, conservationist, and expert on making herbal extracts. For many years he was a developer at HerbPharm. He and his wife Mayche are owners of Horizon Herbs, an organic medicinal herb seed company based in Williams, Oregon. Their mission is to sow seeds worldwide for the benefit of people plants and the planet. Richo is author of the books Making Plant Medicine and Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs. His Horizon Herbs catalog is well known not only for its...

Duration:00:57:01

Wildman Steve Brill

3/24/2016
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"Wildman" Steve Brill is known as America’s Best Known Forager. His 1986 arrest in Central Park made international headlines and set his career as an environmental educator in motion. Wildman has appeared on every news channel as well as David Letterman and many other talk shows. His books include Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not-So-Wild) Places and The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook. Visit http://www.wildmanstevebrill.com

Duration:00:59:37

Tammi Hartung

3/24/2016
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Tammi Hartung, M.H., is a medical herbalist, certified organic grower, and consultant to the Natural Products Industry. She has taught at the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies, the School of Natural Medicine, and has lectured internationally. Tammi and her husband Chris own and operate Desert Canyon Farm in Colorado, where they grow over 175 medicinal, rare, and native plants. Tammi is author of Growing 101 Herbs That Heal: Gardening Techinques, Recipes, and Remedies.

Duration:01:05:38

Betzy Bancroft

3/24/2016
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When my good friend Mark worked at Tom Brown’s Tracker School, he often talked about a great herbalist who worked there named Betzy. Now, I finally get to meet her! She is an accomplished herbalist in many areas, and she is currently working with United Plant Savers! United Plant Savers’ mission is to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come. I ask Betzy...

Duration:01:06:34

Doug Elliott

3/24/2016
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Doug Elliott is a naturalist, herbalist, musician and storyteller. Doug has performed at festivals, museums, botanical gardens, nature centers, national parks, schools and conferences from Canada to the Caribbean. A couple notable places being the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and the Royal Ontario Museum. Doug has authored several books and cd’s including Wildwoods Wisdom: Encounters with the Natural World, Woodslore: Stories, Lore, and Truth Stranger Than Fiction...

Duration:00:54:30

Heidi Bohan

3/24/2016
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Heidi Bohan has over 18 years experience working as an educator of native plants, horticulture, woodworking, ethnobotany and traditional ecological knowledge of the Pacific Northwest. She has been a carpenter, fine woodworker, architectural designer and as a teacher has taught classes in basketry, carving, weaving, edible and medicinal plants and more. She has worked with many local tribes, as an instructor and mentor for the Northwest Indian College. Heidi is author of a new book, The...

Duration:01:02:48

Jessica Moore

3/24/2016
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Jessica Moore is a mom who has a passion for herbs. When her baby had a diaper rash, she whipped up an amazing balm that healed it. To make a long story short, she founded an awesome herbal remedy company out of that experience. Many who come to LearningHerbs.com often wondering how to learn about herbs and take that passion into the world. We’ll see how Jessica did it, and we’ll also ask her some of her favorite herbal first aid secrets.

Duration:01:09:45

Jon Young

3/24/2016
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I have known Jon over half my life. He has been a mentor and is a good friend. Jon is an amazing speaker. We’ll focus on how one learns about plants in their ecosystems, how to mentor young ones in nature and herbs, permaculture, health… and…well, get us two together and you never know what will come up! Jon also discusses native peoples relationship to the plants.

Duration:00:59:06

Linda Runyon

3/24/2016
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“Weeds are in every country of the world, so it’s beyond me why there is world hunger. An entire civilization is walking on their food.” –Linda Runyon Linda Runyon’s knowledge and expertise come from years of wilderness living, and learning on her own just what foods were safe to eat. She became familiar with medicinal herbs as well, as an offshoot of her friendship among members of an Iroquois Indian tribe in the Adirondacks wild, where she lived for many years.

Duration:01:04:30

Dr. Peter Gail: King of Dandelions

3/24/2016
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Peter Gail, Ph.D. has been studying, writing about edible and medicinal plants for half a century. Author of 13 books, including The Dandelion Celebration, he is an esteemed elder of botany and champion of weeds. He has had a big impact on awareness of pesticide use dangers through environmental awareness. USA Today called him the King of Dandelions. Good Morning America, the Wizard of Weeds. Many call him Dr. Dandelion. He founded the Dandelion Cook off, the Defenders of the Dandelion,...

Duration:00:58:13

Susun Weed

3/24/2016
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Susun Weed is the author of four highly-acclaimed books on herbs and women’s health: Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year, Healing Wise, New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way and Breast Cancer? Breast Health! the Wise Woman Way. From her home in New York State’s Catskill Mountains, she directs the activities of the Wise Woman Center, acts as editor-in-chief of Ash Tree Publishing, personally oversees the work of 800 correspondence students, lives a simple life as a goatkeeper, and...

Duration:01:14:44

Karen Sherwood

3/24/2016
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Karen Sherwood is a Northwest native who grew up studying the flora of the Pacific Northwest. While studying at the University of Washington, she was hired by Tom Brown Jr. to develop and expand the wild foods curriculum for the Tracker School. Karen gained a strong understanding of traditional uses of wild plants while teaching there. Since returning home to the Northwest, she continues to teach ethnobotany programs through Earthwalk Northwest and other organizations such as the Department...

Duration:01:03:46

Amanda McQuade Crawford

3/24/2016
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Amanda McQuade Crawford is author of herbal books, including Herbal Remedies for Women and The Herbal Menopause Book. Amanda has been a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists since 1986, is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild, and the founder of the National College of Phytotherapy in New Mexico. She serves on numerous professional advisory boards and scientific review panels. Natural Menopause: Herbs, Nutrition & Other Natural Therapies will be released Autumn,...

Duration:01:07:56

Aviva Romm

3/24/2016
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Aviva Romm began studying herbal medicine and midwifery in 1981. A Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) and herbalist, practicing since 1985, Aviva is recognized internationally as an accomplished specialist in the areas of herbal medicine for gynecology, obstetrics, and pediatrics. Her numerous books are now regarded as standards for mothers, midwives, herbalists, and other health professionals using herbs for women’s and children’s health. Additionally, she has written numerous articles,...

Duration:01:16:39

Christopher Hobbs

3/24/2016
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Christopher Hobbs is a fourth generation herbalist and botanist with 40 years experience with herbs. Founder of Native Herb Custom Extracts (now Rainbow Light Custom Extracts) and the Institute for Natural Products Research. Christopher writes and lectures internationally on herbal medicine. He is a consultant to the herb industry and is currently practicing and working on a doctorate in biological sciences at Cal Berkeley. He has become an acknowledged expert in the field, lecturing all...

Duration:01:06:04