21st Century Herbalists – New Book of Interviews Releases

21st Century Herbalists – New Book of Interviews Releases

Now Available To PreOrder, Retail or Wholesale Jesse Wolf Hardin in intimate conversation with 21 of the most intriguing herbalists and foragers of our times: 21st CENTURY HERBALISTS: Rock Stars, Radicals and Root Doctors 386 pages, 8.5×11” with over 500 b&w photos and illustrations Limited Edition – Special Fern Colored Linen Hardcover Version – $39 For both subscribers & non-subscribers… Pre-Orders will begin shipping out to you in just a few weeks Order Now from Plant Healer Magazine – “The Magazine Different”: www.PlantHealerMagazine.com Wholesale: If you have an herbal business, food coop or online store, we can also offer a 40% Discount on orders of 10 or more copies. Write us with how many copies you’d like to carry, along with...

Plant Healer Spring Issue Sneak Peek

Plant Healer Spring Issue Sneak Peek

Plant Healer Spring Issue SNEAK PEEK   –Releases March 4th– www.PlantHealerMagazine.com The Spring issue of Plant Healer Magazine releases on Monday the 4th of March, another diverse collection of herbal information and inspiration, wildcrafting fervor and plant obsession that we’re thoroughly excited about!  We have to be excited, in order to spend so many hundreds of hours on every detail of its content and appearance, but a look at this issue’s content will readily show you why.  Once again, we offer you a Sneak Peek at the upcoming articles, over 250 pages of never before published material written by many of the most informed, candid and compelling foragers and herbalists. Spring Content We’re featuring another deeply powerful column from our dear...

Divergent Streams: Herbalism & The Mainstream

Divergent Streams: Herbalism & The Mainstream

DIVERGENT STEAMS OF HERBALISM Alternative Healing & The Mainstream by Jesse Wolf Hardin Excerpted from Wolf’s upcoming book “Plant Healers and Wisdom Keepers”, and will also appear an  in the Summer 2013 Issue of “the Magazine Different”: www.PlantHealerMagazine.com Intro:  One of the most difficult things facing anyone, is the tension between the pressure to fit in and the desire to be our unique selves.  It doesn’t help that the credibility of our chosen field of herbalism is often discounted or discredited, even by our parents and peers, making herbalists question their worth and seek some kind of accreditation that might earn acceptance.  And yet, we find that there is both some pleasure and advantages to be found in...

Announcing: Free Sample Issue of Plant Healer Magazine

Announcing:  Free Sample Issue of Plant Healer Magazine

Announcing: A Free Sample Issue of Plant Healer Magazine PDF Download Gift 140 Pages, 20 Complete Articles, Over 250 Illustrations “Plant Healer is amazing… the most beautiful magazine I’ve ever seen, bar none!” -Phyllis Light —————– We’re giving away a free 140 pages long Plant Healer Magazine Sample – the size of a small book!  Those of you who subscribe, will have already read the 20 articles that appear in their entirety here, but now the rest of you can get also get a feel for the “Magazine Different”… while taking advantage of this gift of valuable information for anyone interested in herbalism, wildcrafting or foraging articles: Jesse Wolf Hardin: For The Love of Plant Lovers Choosing An Herbal School Herbal...

Whether To Be a Professional or Not, Choosing Our Path – Part II

Whether To Be a Professional or Not, Choosing Our Path – Part II

Whether To Be a Professional or Not Choosing Our Path – Part II  ————- Professionalism At Its Best, A Defense of Amateurism, Adepts, & Standards We Can Share In Common by Jesse Wolf Hardin  Reclaiming Amateurism  am•a•teur: noun: 1. a person who engages in a pursuit (esp. a sport) on an unpaid basis; 2. a person considered contemptibly inept at a particular activity. adjective: inept or unskillful. Hey dictionary, thanks for nothin’!  I personally happen to like thinking of myself as an overqualified amateur, from whom nothing can be expected but anything is possible… though I concede the word is considered nothing but a put down by most people these days.  “Amateurish” is used to mean “unskilled”, though I have never heard the...

The Medicine Woman’s Vision: In Picture and Story

The Medicine Woman’s Vision: In Picture and Story

As any of you who have been following this blog for any length of time know, my partner Wolf is an incredible artist, and has created countless illustrations to accompany my writing and work. He was the one who drew my first logo, back when I was still doing medicine making under the name Bear Medicine Herbals, with the sweet grizzly bear, Oshá in flower, and the blue moon in the background. The deeply felt and exquisitely expressed magic of his art perfectly matches what I want to convey through my writing and healing work.   It was to him, then, that I turned to when I realized that all of the recent transitions in my life and work required a new pictorial representation. I very much wanted it to represent both a return to my original medicine woman roots,...