Michael Phillips
Organic Fruit Grower
LocationNorthern New Hampshire
Specialist InGrowing fruit using herbal protocols


Michael Phillips is renowned for helping people grow healthy fruit using herbal protocols. The community orchard movement that he helped found at GrowOrganicApples.com provides a full immersion into the holistic approach to orcharding. His Lost Nation Orchard is part of a medicinal herb farm in northern New Hampshire. Michael is the author of The Apple Grower and The Holistic Orchard which recently received Garden Book of the Year honors from the American Horticultural Society. He teamed up with his wife Nancy to write The Herbalist’s Way, to explore the many paths whereby herbalists find their green niche. Michael’s latest, Mycorrhizal Planet: How Fungi and Plants Work Together to Create Dynamic Soils, will rock you! Together we create the green leaf, the living mycelium, the amber grain, the good rain, the warm sun, and indeed the perfect apple.