ON November 26,2021

Herbal Academy Student Interview: Shiang-ling Bissonnette (@halfbakedbarelymeasured)

For this Student Feature, we sat down with Herbal Academy graduate, Shiang-ling Bissonnette of Half Baked Barely Measured. We enjoyed hearing more about her path into herbalism and how she manages herbalism in a self-converted school bus. You can also follow her journey on TikTok and Instagram as @halfbakedbarelymeasured. Shiang-ling has taken Herbal Academy’s Natural…

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  ON November 01,2021

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Liz Witter (@backcountry_botanicals)

We sat down with Herbal Academy graduate, Liz Witter (@backcountrybotanicals), to hear more about her path into herbalism and her herbal business. She currently owns and operates Backcountry Botanicals out of her home in Kanab, UT, where she distills essential oils from desert plants, and makes wildcrafted personal care products. Liz has taken Herbal Academy’s…

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  ON October 11,2021

Meet Indigenous Ethnobotanist Enrique Salmón

The following book excerpt is taken from the book, Iwigara: American Indian Ethnobotanical Traditions & Science, by Enrique Salmón, and is shared with permission. SAGEBRUSH Artemisia spp. Family: Asteraceae Parts Used: whole plant Season: year-round Region: western North America Some plants are both synonymous with American Indian herbology and icons of a particular geographic region….

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  ON October 01,2021

Herbal Academy Student Interview: Adriana Jensen (@dandelionandtherose)

We recently interviewed Adriana Jensen (@dandelionandtherose) for our Student Feature Series. Adriana has taken the Natural Perfumery Course, the Botanical Skincare Course, and is currently enrolled in the Mastering Herbal Formulation Course and the Introductory Herbal Course. She enjoys the art and creativity of putting together herbal skincare products and has plans to open her…

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  ON August 26,2021

Herbal‌ ‌Academy‌ ‌Student‌ ‌Feature:‌ ‌Jess‌ Madsen ‌@the.wildcraft‌

For the fourteenth installment of our Student Feature Series, we spoke with Jess Madsen (@the.wildcraft). Jess has completed Herbal Academy’s Introductory Course. She enjoys making her own herbal creations and works with herbalists and herbal companies as a designer and photographer. HA: Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how you started your…

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  ON July 30,2021

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Nana Meriwether (@drinkcale)

For the thirteenth installment of our Student Feature Series, we spoke with Nana Meriwether (@drinkcale). Nana has completed Herbal Academy’s The Craft of Herbal Fermentation, Intermediate Herbal Course, and Making Herbal Preparations 101. In 2019, she launched a company called Cale, which produces herbal wine alternatives that are lower in calories, sugar, sulfites, and alcohol…

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Teacher Feature: Carey Denman | Herbal Academy | We are excited to share this month's interview with Carey Denman! Join us as she shares her experience as a community herbalist, and associate educator here at the Herbal Academy!
  ON February 17,2017

Teacher Feature: Carey Denman

Carey Denman is a community herbalist and associate educator here at the Herbal Academy, and we are excited to share this interview with Carey as a way to introduce another of the wonderful teachers that are hard at work behind the scenes here at the school. Carey lives with her family on a small acreage…

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Meet Erika Galentin | Herbal Academy | This month we have an interview with our Course Development Director, Erika Galentin. Join us as she shares her experience with herbs, herbal education, and her involvement here at the Herbal Academy.
  ON December 26,2016

Teacher Feature: Erika Galentin

Erika Galentin is a clinical herbalist and member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH) who studied at the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine in Glasgow, Scotland, before returning to the United States to continue her career. She is the Course Development Director here at the Herbal Academy and leads our team as we…

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