This week I am honored to give away a copy of the First Plant Healer Annual and the Art of Plant Healer Magazine! Plant Healer Magazine is in its 3rd year of publication and is quite an amazing publication, full of articles from herbalists all over the country and abroad.
Departments & Topics Include:
Seeing People (Therapeutics), Plant Allies (Monographs) • Historic Herbal Traditions • Herbalism in Frontier America • Curanderas & Medicine Women • Cultivating Garden Herbs • Wild Foods, Foraging & ReWilding • Energetics & Constitutions • Tools & Tips for Herbalists • Field Botany • Herbal Articles For & By Kids • Fiction for Herbalists • Creating an Herbal Livelihood • Herbal Business Sense • Plant Conservation & Herbal Activism • Ethos & Politics • Herbalist Art, Fashion & Culture
The first Plant Healer Annual contains all 4 issues from the first year of publication in black and white and is over 700 pages long. This annual is no longer offered for sale so this may be your only chance to have your very own copy of this wonderful tome.
Contributors to Plant Healer Annual include many of the leading voices in folk herbalism and wildcrafting, such as Paul Bergner, Matthew Wood, Aviva Romm, Kiva Rose, Phyllis Light, Samuel Thayer, 7Song, Rosemary Gladstar, Susun Weed, Jim McDonald, Kristine Brown, Virginia Adi, Todd Caldecott, Sean Donahue, John Gallagher, Rosalee de la Forêt, Robin Rose Bennett, Ananda Wilson, Christa Sinadinos, Margi Flint, Katja Swift, Dale Bellisfield, Susan Belsinger, Jane Valencia and Henriette Kress.
The Art of Plant Healer Magazine is a beautiful color collection of the art from the annual and contains 63 pages of Art work from the artists of Plant Healer Magazine.
Plant Healer Magazine is the creation of Kiva Rose and Her partner Jesse Wolf Hardin.
Herbalist, wildcrafter, artist, and storyteller, Kiva Rose lives in a canyon botanical sanctuary within the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico. She is also the co-director of the Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference, held each September in the mountain Southwest, coeditor of Plant Healer Magazine, and publisher of the just released historical novel, The Medicine Bear by Jesse Wolf Hardin, and maintains an herbal blog, The Medicine Woman’s Roots.
Jesse Wolf Hardin is the author of 7 books and over 500 published articles, a teacher of Animá nature-inspired practice and cofounder of the Animá Medicine Woman tradition. He and his partners offer empowering online courses, as well as counsel and healing consultations, retreats and Summer events at their botanical sanctuary in the enchanted wildlands of Southwest New Mexico. His work has been praised by luminaries from Gary Snyder, Paul Winter, Edward Abbey and Joanna Macy to Terry Tempest Williams.
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