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Homeschooling Herbal, Botany, Wild Food and Nature Based Curriculums & Resources:

Nature Study Notebooking Pages
(Especially Plants & Trees, Trees of North America, and Wildflowers, Weeds & Garden Flowers)

Handbook of Nature Study Outdoor Hour Challenges

An Herbal Summer: Exploring the World of Herbs with your Children

Wild Food Homeschool Package by Linda Runyon

Go Botany Teaching Tools

Herbal Academy of NE


Herbal Stories

The Story of How the Cedar Tree Became a Gift from the Creator



Herbalists Offering Kids’ Programming:

Luna Herb Co. (My own classes)

Ginger Webb

Blazing Star Herbal School

Wintergreen Botanicals

Rebecca’s Apothecary

Hidden Hollow Farm

Farm at Coventry – 3 summer camp intensives to choose from for ages 9 and up

The Caterpillar’s Summer Day Camp – offers both Jr. Herbalist and other nature camps

Wild Herb Week – Meridians of Health and The People’s Health Series

Vitalist School of Herbology

Herbal Conferences that offer Extensive Kids’ Programs
These conferences have specific programs for kids, mostly focusing on herbs

American Herbalist’s Guild Symposium
Leslie Alexander, PhD., RH (AHG) and I head the kids’ activities for AHG

Florida Herbal Conference

Great Lakes Herb Faire

Green Gathering
Located in Washington State

Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference

Montana Herb Gathering

New England Women’s Herbal Conference

Red Earth Herbal Gathering

Southeast Women’s Herbal Conference

Kid Friendly Herbal Conferences (in addition to the above listed)
These conferences typically allow kids in for free or with greatly reduced rates but may only have 1 or 2 classes for kids

Midwest Herb Fest

Herbal Resurgence / Rendezvous

 Breitenbush Herbal Conference

 Mid-Atlantic Women’s Herbal Conference

Planting the Future Conference (created by United Plant Savers)

Nature Camps for Kids

Outdoor School Partnership
Located in Oregan

Feet on the Earth
Located in Colorado, has many programs for girls, including rites of passage

Herbal Publications

The Essential Herbal

Natural Herbal Living Magazine

Plants are Magic

Plant Healer Magazine

The Herb Quarterly

Websites to Explore

Flora De La Terre, Plant Detective

Be Nice to Nettles

Take a look at the stinging nettle, its value to wildlife and its role in society, past and present

Wildman Steve Brill

Herb Geek

Herbalists Blogs and Businesses

Luna Herb Co. – My Website

Restoration Herbs – Leslie Alexander

Allegheny Herbal – Leslie Williams

Herbcraft – jim mcdonald

Medicine and Magic – Sean Donahue

Sunnyfield Herb Farm – Matt Wood

Blessed Maine Herb Farm – Gail Faith Edwards

Herbal Remedies Advice – Rosalee de la Foret

Plant Journeys – Ananda Wilson

Dreamseeds Organics – Kristena Haslam

Angie Goodloe

Blue Turtle Botanicals – Darcey Blue French

Karen Vaughn

Aquarian Bath

United Plant Savers

Sources for Dried Herbs, Seeds and Plants

Mountain Rose Herbs

Pacific Botanicals

Thyme Garden

Horizon Herbs

Botanical Interests Inc.

East Branch Ginger
Specialize in Ginger, Turmeric and Galangel Rhizomes for planting

Sponsors that Help Make Giveaways Possible

Amrita’s Apothecary – Sacred Skin Care and Seasonal Potions, Elixirs, and Unguents from the Landscape of New England

Blessed Maine Herb Farm – Certified organic medicinal herb products for health and beauty.

Botanical Interests – Quality organic and heirloom seeds

Dreamseeds – Where Earth meets Spirit

Floralia – Darcey Blue’s poppyswap shop offering a colorful and magical display of botanical photographs

Geninne’s Art Store – Featuring watercolor and mixed media prints by the artist Geninne D. Zlatkis

Herbal Revolution – Hand made herbal products made in small batches from locally grown and wild gathered herbs

Hollowtop – Tom Elpel’s wonderful world of herbs and outdoor skills

Horizon Herbs – Large range of medicinal herb seeds and plants

Import Food – Sellers of awesome granite mortar and pestles! The best kind to grind your herbs in

Larry’s Orchids – Tropical plants and trees

Mamaroots – SAHM who makes incredible wooden toys for kids to play with

Moonwise Herbs – Earth centered education and more!

Mountain Rose Herbs– supplier of organic herbs, herbal products, essential oils and much more!

Mulberry Mudd – SAHM who makes beautiful one of a kind herbal faeries, pendants, birdhouses, coffee mugs and more!

Pomegranate – Source of herbal knowledge cards, herbal posters and herbal journal planners

Rainbow Meadow Inc – Supplier of wonderful essential oils

The Seaweed Man – A family owned business on the coast of Maine, 25 miles northeast of Acadia National Park, located on quiet Gouldsboro Bay, hand harvesting and drying Atlantic seaweeds and sea vegetables.

zenblocks – beautiful wooden blocks made from walnut that are great play for kids and adults alike!

Wendy Rae – Maker of herbal tinctures, salves and more.

Worts + Cunning Apothecary – Fully enchanted remedies + ecstatic herbology

2 Responses to “Links”

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    Lisa Varela

    I was at the TWH conference and love your calendar!
    I would like to order a calendar for 2013. How can I do that?

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    Lisa, Details will be posted soon!

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