The Traveling Medicine Show: Herbs, Empowerment & Entertainment

The Traveling Medicine Show: Herbs, Empowerment & Entertainment

  THE TRAVELING MEDICINE SHOW Herbs, Empowerment & Entertainment for The Common Folk by Jesse Wolf Hardin An Advance Excerpt From The Upcoming Winter Issue of Plant Healer Magazine To read the entire 5,000 word article, subscribe at: www.PlantHealer.org “I was born in the wagon of a travelin’ show, mother used to dance for the money they’d throw.  Father would do whatever he could, preach a little gospel, sell a couple bottles of Doctor Goode’s.”   –Cher (Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves) Imagine if you will, an incidence of herbal edification and hungered-for entertainment that would repeat itself again and again all across rural America.  The site might be a town square, a popular dusty crossroads, the speaker’s platform at a “newfangled” air show...

Melanie Pulla Reviews The Plant Healer’s Path

Melanie Pulla Reviews The Plant Healer’s Path

THE PLANT HEALER’S PATH A New Book by Jesse Wolf Hardin with Kiva Rose, David Hoffman, Paul Bergner, Phyllis Light & More 300 Pages, Hardbound Limited Edition $39 – Order your personal copy from the Bookstore & Gallery page at: www.PlantHealer.org Do you have a store or catalog?  Please consider ordering 10 or more softcover books at a 40% wholesale discount – only $17.40 each.  For full details, download this pdf: Plant Healer’s Path Wholesale Info _______________________________ BOOK REVIEW by Melanie Pulla (HerbGeek.com): If you have been searching for the pulse of American herbal medicine, then you will absolutely find it in Jesse Hardin’s The Plant Healer’s Path.  A great amount of herbal learning currently focuses on the how, what, and...

2013 Herbal Resurgence Reviews – and 2014 HerbFolk Teachers Announced!

2013 Herbal Resurgence Reviews – and 2014 HerbFolk Teachers Announced!

2014 HerbFolk Gathering Teachers Confirmed! Plant Healer’s 2014 event for herbalists will be again held at gorgeous Mormon Lake, in the forests south of Flagstaff and the incomparable Grand Canyon – Sept 18th-21st LONGER CLASSES: You asked for longer, more in-depth classes, and we’ve done as asked: no classes will be shorter than 2 full hours, with many 3 hrs. and 5 hrs. long. In keeping with our Enchanted Forest theme, our awesome teachers will be be presenting classes with a folkloric/mythic component as well as clinical and hands-on audience participation.  Make plans now to attend next Sept. 18-21st.  Keep abreast of the latest updates as well as read a trove of articles and interviews for herbalists by subscribing to the FREE Plant Healer...

Desert Honey Cake

Desert Honey Cake

My Desert Honey Cake is based on the traditional Scottish Whisky Cake, but with the addition/substitution of readily available bioregional ingredients such as mesquite flour and pine nuts. I feel that the earthy, malted flavor of mesquite flour blends beautifully with the peaty, slightly smokey flavor of good  scotch whisky to make a rich, complex, and wild treat perfect for Autumn and Winter. My apologies for not having a specific picture of the cake, but my family loved it so much, it got eaten up before the camera could make it to the scene! I’ve also made an elixir of pine needles, whisky, and honey  to use in the place of the straight whisky, but you can do it either way, just remember to taste the batter and adjust to taste.   Ingredients: 1...

Announcing Herbal Resurgence 13 Class Notes & Essays Book

Announcing Herbal Resurgence 13 Class Notes & Essays Book

Now Available To All: The 2013 Herbal Resurgence Class Notes & Essays Book 250 Page Ebook full of Herbal Information & Inspiration Featuring: Mathew Wood, James Snow, Kiva Rose, Phyllis Hogan, Denise Tracy Cowan, Julie Caldwell, Caroline Gagnon, Ben Zapping, Ingrid Bauer, 7Song, Jim McDonald, Mike Masek, Sam Coffman, Jessica Baker, Traci Picard, Katja Swift, Juliet Blankespoor, Kiki Geary, Sean Donahue and Feather Jones. 2013 marked the 4th year of Plant Healer events, from the original Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference through this last of the Herbal Resurgence conferences. If you were unable to attend for some reason, you can now get a taste of the spirit and content of the 2013 coming together of the wilder tribe, and benefit from the immense...