Bringing Reciprocity into Modern Western Herbalism

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Abby Artemisia
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:00pm EST

Please note webinar time is: 8 pm Eastern Time, 7 pm Central Time, 6 pm Mountain Time, 5 pm Pacific Time

Throughout her years of experience as an Herbalist, and her academic study as a Botanist, Abby realized how much of what we know today as Herbalists comes from BIPOC people. However, that knowledge is usually not credited when taught or shared. Through her work with the Cherokee people, Abby started brainstorming about and practicing reciprocity for that knowledge. She'll share with you some of these thoughts and experiences and how they came into fruition. Then we'll have a discussion including your thoughts, ideas, and experiences. Take away ideas about how to practice reciprocity in your community.

Bio: Founder of the WANDER (Wild Artemisia Nature Discovery, Empowerment, and Reconnection) School, Botanist, Herbalist, & Professional Forager, Abby Artemisia, lives in Appalachian North Carolina on the edge of the national forest. She learned about plants playing in the Midwestern woods of Ohio, working on organic farms, an herbal apprenticeship, a bachelor’s degree in Botany from Miami University, and running her own tea business. She teaches about plant identification, native plants, and working with plants for food and medicine throughout the country. Her mission is offering nature and herbal education to create healing through connection with the natural world and each other. She is the author of The Forager’s Wild Edible and Herbal Plant Cards, The Wild Foraged Life Cookbook, and The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders. She is the host of the podcast Wander, Forage, and Wildcraft, and founder of The WANDER School, which recently became a nonprofit to provide herbs, herbal medicine, and botanical education to communities in need. 

Find out more at, The WANDER School channel on YouTube and social media, and ongoing botanical education at