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We have found the following links to be informative, educational, and worth a visit:

Herbal Associations

Northeast Herbal Association is dedicated to merging the ancient traditions of Herbalism with the needs and developments of the modern day Herbalist.

United Plant Savers mission is to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come.

The American Herb Association promotes the understanding and ecological use of medicinal herbs and aromatherapy. Membership is open to anyone interested in herbalism and includes a 20-page quarterly newsletter written by well-known, professional herbalists.

The American Herbalists Guild was founded in 1989 as a non-profit, educational organization to represent the goals and voices of herbalists. It is the only peer-review organization in the United States for professional herbalists specializing in the medicinal use of plants. AHG membership consists of professionals, general members (including students) and benefactors.

International College - brand new course in Herbal Medicine for Children and Babies by Tony(a) Lemos.

Other Herbalist Sites

The Wise Woman Center - Susun Weed

Partner Earth Education Center - Pam Montgomery

Woodland Essence - Kate Gilday, Don Babineau

Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center - Rosemary Gladstar

Jean's Greens Herbal Tea Works & Herbal Essentials - Herbs, Supplies and nice people

Connecticut Institute for Herbal Studies - Laura Mignosa

Aromatherapia - Michael Mills

International College of Herbal Medicine - Isla Burgess

Wilder Hill Gardens - Lilian Jackman

Herbal Events

7th International Herb Symposium - Celebrating the Healing Power of Plants, June 24-26, 2005

18th Women's Herbal Conference - Honoring the Wisdom of Our Ancestors, August 26-28, 2005

Florida Herbal Conference - Keeping Herbal Traditional Alive by Sharing Learned Wisdom, Expanding Community and Honoring Nature, April 21-23, 2006

Other Sites

Natural Roots CSA
David Fischer
888 Shelburne Falls Rd.
Conway, MA 01341

Green Fields Co-op Market

Herb Quarterly Magazine

NOFA/Mass is a community including farmers, gardeners, landscapers and consumers working to educate members and the general public about the benefits of local organic systems based on complete cycles, natural materials, and minimal waste for the health of individual beings, communities and the living planet.

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to sustaining agriculture in western Massachusetts and promoting the products of small farms. CISA works toward community development by fostering a long-term, symbiotic relationship between small-scale farmers and neighboring consumers

Food Activism Links

Northeast Resistance Against Genetic Engineering is a network of biotechnology activists, organizations and concerned individuals working in the north eastern parts of North America

The Center for Food Safety (CFS), based in Washington, D.C., is a public interest and environmental advocacy organization that works to address the impacts of our food production system on human health, animal welfare and the environment. CFS works to achieve its goals through grassroots campaigns, public education, media outreach, and litigation.

The Institute for Food and Development Policy better known as Food First-is a member-supported, nonprofit 'peoples' think tank and education-for-action center. Our work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right. Food First was founded in 1975 by Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins, following the international success of the book, Diet For a Small Planet. The FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN) is the action and campaigning partner of the Institute.

BSHS Apprentices

Are you a past apprentice of BSHS that is working in the herbal field?.........(please send us your website and year of graduation. -Thanks!)

The Green Woman - Sage L. Maurer 2001

Blessed Birches - Laura I. Szalay, MHA 2000

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