Chanchal lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband manage Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden (found at innisfreefarm.ca), a 7 acre internationally registered botanic garden specializing in food and medicine plants, and where they host apprenticeships in sustainable food production and herbal medicine. Chanchal runs a private herbal medicine clinic with a specialty in holistic oncology, and offers a monthly student training clinic that provides free health services to the community. The farm also hosts Gardens without Borders, a federally registered not-for-profit society established to run the botanic garden and provide horticulture therapy.
Member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) since 1987. Awarded a Fellowship 2009 in for service to the community over 25 years.
Masters of Science in herbal medicine at the University of Wales in 2003
Diplomas in Botanic Garden Management and Education from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Certified Shinrin Yoku (forest bathing) practitioner
Certified Master Gardener
Certified Horticulture Therapist