Thank you to our 2021 AHG Sponsors

The American Herbalists Guild is deeply grateful for the generous support of our Sponsors. Their contributions allow us to continue to fulfill our organizational mission and support the important work of our members as herbalists in their communities. Click here to become a sponsor.

 

Gold Sponsors

Frontier Co-op

Who knew botanicals could be life changing? We did. For 40 years and counting, we’ve worked side-by-side with growers in countries all over the world. Through our Well Earth program, we help small farmers from Oregon to Sri Lanka improve their well-being and livelihoods through long-term investments in technology and training to improve quality and efficiency on their farms. But we don’t stop there. We invest in their communities, improving access to fresh water, medical and dental care, and educational opportunities along the way.

Gaia Herbs

Since Gaia Herbs was just a seedling in 1987, we have remained true to our purpose: Connecting people, plants & planet to create healing. We knew then what many are coming to realize now: that plants and people evolved together, that we are inextricably linked, and that plants hold the wisdom we need to heal.

Silver Sponsors

American Botanical Council

ABC is an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Five Flavors Herbs

Based in California since 2007, Five Flavors Herbs cultivates a unique and specialized approach to holistic healing. Founded by Benjamin Zappin, professional herbalist and acupuncturist, and Dr. Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS, Five Flavors Herbs bridges the therapeutic traditions of East and West. Focused on sustainable, local, and ethically wild-harvested botanicals, Five Flavors Herbs formulates herbal products that provide superior care for individual patients and reliable tools for practitioners and purveyors. Our standard-bearing manufacturing capabilities, beloved community pharmacy, and FDA registered plant laboratory produce effective medicines and tonics used by renowned practitioners and clinics nationwide. Our formulas integrate the best of science-based phytotherapy with millenniums old healing traditions to ensure the most effective, high impact products possible. www.fiveflavorsherbs.com

Herbalist & Alchemist

For over 35 years, Herbalist and Alchemist has manufactured Practitioner-quality herbal extracts and exclusive formulas developed by David Winston RH, (AHG), internationally known lecturer, author and ethnobotanist. Because of his exacting standards and extensive knowledge, H&A products are widely used by clinical herbalists for their quality and efficacy.

Host Defense Mushrooms

Host Defense® Mushrooms™ is a family-owned company built on Paul Stamets' visionary research into the power and potential of mushrooms, especially mushroom mycelium, the root-like structures found growing below ground. The power of Host Defense comes from the discovery that the mycelium is the immune system of the mushroom. Just as mycelium helps to support the immune system of humans, it also supports the health and immunity of the natural habitats where it grows. Mushroom mycelium is a cellular bridge connecting bees, trees, bears, plants and humans to the ecosystems in which they live. Our work is to build a healthier world with the power of mushrooms. Our mission is to explore, study, preserve and spread knowledge about the use of fungi for helping people and planet.

Mountain Rose Herbs

From product quality and sustainable packaging, to fair trade practices and watershed conservation, Mountain Rose Herbs takes pride in doing business right. Their core belief that people, plants, and planet are more important than profit guides everything they do.

Nammex

Nammex cultivates mushrooms from natural materials using appropriate technologies and organic methods that benefit not only the people who grow the mushrooms but also the people that consume them. Mushrooms produced by natural methods promote balance, harmony and healthy living. Nammex extract products are guaranteed 100% certified organic mushrooms and provide real benefits. We set the standards for the mushroom category and will continue to be the leader as we strive for the highest levels of product quality.

Nature's Answer

Tradition you can trust. As one of America’s largest and oldest manufacturers of nutritional supplements, Nature’s Answer® has a proud tradition of providing the highest quality and purity ingredients in every product since 1972. We are uniquely able to guarantee these standards for all of our liquid herbal extracts as we both manufacture and package all of the holistic remedies that we produce. Today, Nature’s Answer® continues to combine the best of traditional herbal remedies, vitamins and minerals with innovative scientific techniques and phytopharmaceutical manufacturing, to deliver supplements of the finest quality and value for the entire family.

Standard Process

Since 1929, Standard Process® has been a visionary leader in whole food nutrient solutions. The company creates quality nutritional supplements based on the whole food philosophy of its founder, Dr. Royal Lee. Headquartered in Palmyra, Wisconsin, Standard Process offers nutritional supplements, Veterinary Formulas™, and is the exclusive U.S. Distributor of MediHerb® herbal supplements.

Copper Sponsors

American Herbal Products Association

The American Herbal Products Association is the national trade association for and the voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 300 domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbs and botanical and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA's mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

For more than 29 years, BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies introduces students to the art of herbal medicine with plant walks, field studies, online courses, our 10-month Foundations of Herbalism Program, hands-on medicine making, and mentoring. Our curriculum celebrates regionally abundant herbs that can be sustainably sourced from the wild or local growers. We are dedicated to empowering students to feel confident incorporating herbal medicine into their lives for home health care or as a first step towards becoming herbal practitioners. Located in the mountains of Northeast Georgia, with the Southern Appalachian forests as our classroom, our in-person classes are designed to awaken your senses to regional herbs, and we also offer online programs and webinar recordings.  Teachers include Patricia Kyritsi Howell, program director, founder, Lorna Mauney-Brodek of Herbalista, Cara-Lee Langston of Wildcraft Kitchen, and other guest teachers.  Learn more about BotanoLogos at www.wildhealingherbs.com. 

CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism

CommonWealth Holistic Herbalism is the brainchild of Katja Swift & Ryn Midura. We've been teaching together since 2010 because this world needs more herbalists - and we want to make that as accessible as possible to everyone. We teach courses online with self-paced videos and couple that with twice-weekly live Q&A sessions (don't worry, we record them in case you can't attend!) so that you have direct access to ask us your questions live and in-person. All of our courses have lifetime access, and we offer reparations discounts. Whether you're a brand-new beginner or a clinical herbalist looking for mentorship so that you can apply to be recognized as a Registered Herbalist, we'll help you get there! Try a free course, listen to our podcast, research in our blog - all at commonwealthherbs.com

HerbPharm

Inspiring a trust in plants & respect for nature since 1979. We make high-quality herbal extracts for the whole family and grow herbs on our Certified Organic farms in southern Oregon.

Kerrii

Finally dispensary management software designed to run your entire herbal business. Kerrii tracks lot numbers, records formulas, tracks inventory, creates invoices, keeps track of what is macerating, tracks income, records client information plus a whole lot more. As it is the only dispensary management software on the market designed by a western herbalist, Kerrii knows your business processes. Its flexible design allows you to adapt it to your needs, while its built in controls ensure you follow best practices. To ensure you get the most out of Kerrii; training, technical support and business process support are all included in your subscription. In addition our development team is continually adding new features. Whether your business model is custom formulas for individual clients, selling at markets or a busy retail store; Kerrii will allow you to spend less time on paperwork and more time doing what you love.

Microbiome Labs

Microbiome Labs is a company focused on improving health outcomes through the modulation of the gut microbiome. The company was built upon three major pillars: clinical research, education, and product innovation. This unorthodox approach is far and away what continues to set Microbiome Labs apart from the rest of the supplement industry. We strive to create unique and effective solutions that help practitioners change lives all over the world.

Red Moon Herbs

Red Moon Herbs offers organic extracts, dried herbs, salves, oils, vinegars, syrups, and more. Our focus is abundant, local Appalachian, 'weedy' herbs that have been in traditional use for centuries. We make our medicines from fresh plants harvested at peak potency. Our herbs are organically cultivated or wildcrafted from pristine sources by us or trusted farmers and foragers with whom we have relationships, ensuring the highest quality medicine. Since 1994, we dig, pick, and process all our herbs by hand in small, traceable batches before making them into medicine. From our harvest to your hands!

The School for Aromatic Studies

The School for Aromatic Studies is an education leader in the field of aromatherapy. We are passionate about aromatic plants, education, aromatic distillation, aromatherapy practice (both on self and others). Jade Shutes, founder and director of The School for Aromatic Studies started her journey as one of the first aromatherapy schools in the U.S. back in 1990. From that beginning, Jade's mission was to offer a balanced, progressive, and inspiring approach to aromatherapy education. Jade works to forge relationships with herbalists and fellow aromatherapists, sharing knowledge to elevate each of our disciplines, herbal medicine, and aromatic medicine while honoring both fields. Understanding that we are strengthened by diversity, Jade strives to bring together the best of the skilled and talented experts in a variety of expressions within this and related fields.

Traditional Medicinals

Traditional Medicinals is an independent company that embraces sustainability, ingredient purity, and social and environmental activism. We are the leading seller of wellness tea in the U.S.

Wintergreen Botanicals

Maria Noël Groves is a clinical herbalist and owner of Wintergreen Botanicals Herbal Clinic & Education Center nestled in the pine forests of New Hampshire. Her business is devoted to education and empowerment via classes, health consultations, and writing with the foundational belief that good health grows in nature. She is the author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care and Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies.

Green Sponsors

Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

The mission of the Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine is to help students heartfully connect with nature, the collective, and themselves through an awareness of body and ecology to promote healing in the world. The goal of the Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine is to teach students how to identify, harvest and use the abundance of plants that grow all around us. By understanding Earth’s natural medicine, students will grasp how they can work to harmonize imbalances and improve health.

Florida School of Holistic Living

The Florida School of Holistic Living is a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization with the mission of cultivating sustainable community by empowering individuals through philosophy-in-practice education that promotes holistic living. Our programming includes a comprehensive curriculum of plant-centered workshops, continuing education, and professional training. In addition to our classes, we provide the Central Florida community a space to connect with our community, build vibrant health, and deepen our relationship with the earth through our Community Garden, the Florida Herbal Conference, and ongoing special events. Philosophy-in-practice education offers students the opportunity to “get their hands dirty.” We emphasize a holistic philosophy in all of our courses, a perspective which honors the whole person and their connection to their environment. We then see k to put that philosophy into practice through hands-on educational opportunities, taking our students into the field to connect with the subjects of which they are learning. By empowering our students with the knowledge and experience to live a more fulfilling, sustainable lifestyle, we hope to contribute to a more equitable, peaceful world for future generations.

Herbal Revolution

Herbal Revolution has been inspired by the resiliency and tenacity of plants. The tender green sprouts of dandelion plants that rise up, breaking through the asphalt of the sidewalk - this is where the heart of Herbal Revolution lies. Herbal Revolution provides high quality herbal wellness products that are effective, delicious and versatile. We have a certified organic farm located in beautiful midcoast Maine where we grow most of the herbs that go into our teas, tonics, elixirs and body products. Working with plant medicine and sustainable, organic farming is the heart of this business. This is our life and passion. We’re the real deal. I work with an amazing team made up of clinical herbalist and organic/sustainable farmers. We have a passion for the land, environment, social/civil justice, our communities and a passion for what we create. Our goal is to bring light to these amazing plants that not too long ago were the staple food and medicine of the people. We want to see more people have access to these plants and the education to use them safely and respectfully. I want to bridge the gap between food as medicine and medicine as food by creating products that are meant to be used in our everyday lives. Herbal Revolution is our lifestyle and it can be yours as well.

Herbalists Without Borders

Herbalists Without Borders is an all volunteer membership based 501c3 nonprofit local to global network devoted to providing compassionate holistic care to communities and countries in need impacted by natural disasters, violent conflicts, poverty, trauma and other access barriers to health and wellness. Herbalists Without Borders humanitarian aid and actions center around herbal health justice: Herbal Borderless Medicine, Holistic Free People's Clinics, Trauma Trainings, Education & Advocacy, Community Apothecaries, Disaster Relief, Technical Assistance and more. HWB also promotes Nourishing Community Gardens, Medicinal Seed Saving, Seed Banks/Libraries, healthy food in food deserts, herbal education and advocacy, and social justice related to herbalism and herbal health access.

Mama Jo's Sunshine Herbals

Enjoy a cup of complementary tea in the relaxing atmosphere of herbs and handmade herbal delights. Teas, tinctures, lotions, soaps, facial products, salves, and more. Shop located in Indian Harbour Beach, FL.

Oshala Farm

We consider it an honor to grow herbs that support community health. Oshala is a certified organic farm that uses regenerative, sustainable cultivation practices. We are stewards of the land farming with generations to come in mind. Thank you so much for supporting our crew – we are delighted to continue to provide you with quality herbs, grown in harmony with the land and with an amazing team.

Rosemary Garden

We are founded by Registered Herbalist , Clinical Aromatherapist and Medical Doctor. At Rosemary Garden, our mission is to deliver the healthy information to as many people as possible. Because of you, our valuable customers, we are blessed to be in a position to share our values with not just you and your family, but the community we love. We continually strive to dedicate to  high quality herbal products  artisan organic and natural skin care line  organic essential oils and hydrosols  herbal and aromatherapy education  safety use of essential oils and herbs We remain devoted to being a brand you can trust in, that values our customers, and you.

Sky House Herb School + Apothecary

Sky House Herb School + Apothecary offers herbal apprenticeships, consultations, and gatherings for curious & conscious wellness seekers. Our teachings are rooted in a deep understanding of the Earth's cycles and rhythms coupled with a reverence for science and art. Sky House teachers believe that science can be taught in an engaging and inviting way and the language of the plants can be learned by anyone. We are committed to keeping the study of herbal medicine accessible and offer need-based tuition options and scholarships for our programs. Sky House is proud to work with clients from around the world through a mixture of digital apprenticeships and herbal consultations, as well as in-person events and retreats.

Traditions School of Herbal Studies

Traditions School of Herbal Studies providers beginner to clinical instruction in Western and Chinese Herbal Medicine as well as spiritual and bioregional classes. Programs include weekly herbal clinical practice. Classes taught by experienced clinicians Renee Prince & Bob Linde (AP, RH) on their half acre medicinal garden and at the clinic/apothecary in Tampa Bay, FL.