Mason Hutchison

Mason is the creator of HerbRally and the Events and Outreach Coordinator for Mountain Rose Herbs. He studied herbalism, wildcrafting and botany at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, OR.

 
Krystal is the woman behind Hotel Wilderness, a food and project blog focused on bringing healing herbs into the nooks and crannies of our daily lives. She is a photographer with a deep-seated love for food and plant medicine, and can usually be found happily crafting between the three. Monographs: Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Calendula, Elder, Garlic, Mugwort, Passionflower, Tusli and Yarrow. 

krystal Thompson

Krystal is the woman behind Hotel Wilderness, a food and project blog focused on bringing healing herbs into the nooks and crannies of our daily lives. She is a photographer with a deep-seated love for food and plant medicine, and can usually be found happily crafting between the three. 

Monographs: Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Calendula, Elder, Garlic, Mugwort, Passionflower, Tulsi and Yarrow

 
David Bruce Leonard is the founder of the Earth Medicine Institute and practitioner of all five branches of traditional Chinese medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, food medicine, martial arts. David has studied traditional medicines with healers in Asia, North and South America, and Hawai’i. With a Master’s Degree in traditional Chinese medicine, he has a working knowledge of more than 400 traditional Hawaiian, Chinese, and Western plants. A deep ecologist and Hawaiian plant specialist, he has been a student of Hawaiian medicine under Kahu Kawika Ka’alakea, Kaipo Kaneakua and Na Kupuna ‘O Hawai’i since 1992. Monographs: Aloe Vera, Gotu Kola, Maidenhair Fern, Shepherd's Purse and Wauke.   

david bruce leonard

David Bruce Leonard is the founder of the Earth Medicine Institute and practitioner of all five branches of traditional Chinese medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, food medicine, martial arts. David has studied traditional medicines with healers in Asia, North and South America, and Hawai’i. 

Monographs: Aloe VeraGotu KolaMaidenhair FernShepherd's Purse and Wauke

 
Mel Kasting is a graduate of the Columbines School of Botanical Studies, a budding community educator, and an advanced student with the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine. She has a small sliding scale clinical practice based in St. Louis, Missouri and formulates all of her own medicines. Mel's passion, in the clinic and community, is education. She wants to open an herb school someday. Monographs: Devil's Club, Kava, Peach and Yellow Pond Lily. 

mel kasting

Mel Kasting is a graduate of the Columbines School of Botanical Studies, a budding community educator, and an advanced student with the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine. She has a small sliding scale clinical practice based in St. Louis, Missouri and formulates all of her own medicines. Mel's passion, in the clinic and community, is education. She wants to open an herb school someday.

Monographs: Devil's ClubKavaPeach and Yellow Pond Lily

 
Sara is an aspiring healer, with a deep interest in holistic therapy and plant medicine. She is currently studying clinical aromatherapy and working towards her certification as an aromatherapist. In her free time you’ll often find her putting her love and energy into Batiah Botanicals, a natural body care line which she sells on Etsy and at the Eugene Saturday Market. She also enjoys studying flower essence therapy, hiking, free-writing, film photography, road trips and exploring new places.  Monographs: Lavender and Lemon Balm. 

sara seitzman

Sara is an aspiring healer, with a deep interest in holistic therapy and plant medicine. She is currently studying clinical aromatherapy and working towards her certification as an aromatherapist. In her free time you’ll often find her putting her love and energy into Batiah Botanicals, a natural body care line which she sells on Etsy and at the Eugene Saturday Market. She also enjoys studying flower essence therapy, hiking, free-writing, film photography, road trips and exploring new places. 
Monographs: Lavender and Lemon Balm

 
Nick is the creator of OsoMoya, an online Etsy shop focused on creating high quality herbal wares and medicinal mushroom extracts. He studied herbalism, wildcrafting and botany at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, OR. Monographs: Burdock and Moringa. 

nick moya

Nick is the creator of OsoMoya, an online Etsy shop focused on creating high quality herbal wares and medicinal mushroom extracts. He studied herbalism, wildcrafting and botany at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, OR.
Monographs: Burdock and Moringa.

 
Sajah Popham, founder of Organic Unity and The School of Evolutionary Herbalism, is a student of the universal truths found within both ancient and modern herbal traditions from around the world. The focus of his work is on integrating ancient teachings for a new paradigm of plant medicine, one that is truly holistic in its honoring of the spirit, energetics, and body of both people and plants. His unique synthesis bridges herbalism not only east and west, but north & south, above & below, into a universal philosophy that encompasses indigenous wisdom, Ayurveda, western Alchemy and Spagyrics, Astrology, clinical herbalism, and modern pharmacology. Sajah's vitalist approach utilizes plants not only for physiological healing and rejuvenation, but for the evolution of consciousness, for a truly holistic practice of plant medicine. Sajah’s teachings embody a heartfelt respect, honor and reverence for the vast intelligence of plants in a way that empowers us to look deeper into the nature of our medicines and ourselves. He lives in southern Oregon with his wife where he teaches at his school, makes spagyric medicines, and practices his art. For more information about his products and programs, visit www.organic-unity.com & www.evolutionaryherbalism.com. Monograph: Calendula

sajah popham

Sajah Popham, founder of Organic Unity and The School of Evolutionary Herbalism, is a student of the universal truths found within both ancient and modern herbal traditions from around the world. The focus of his work is on integrating ancient teachings for a new paradigm of plant medicine, one that is truly holistic in its honoring of the spirit, energetics, and body of both people and plants. 

Monograph: Calendula

 
Kelsey initiated her herbal studies on a pilgrimage to France, gathering wisdom from traditional European medicine masters. She expanded her engagement with the plant world through an apprenticeship in organic farming with the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, followed by three years of study in Western Herbalism at the Ohlone Herbal Center in Berkeley, California. She sharpened her herbal application skills in a three-year mentorship with Dr. William Morris in Ding lineage pulse diagnosis as presented by Dr. John HF Shen. Kelsey now serves on the core faculty team at Ohlone and has a private practice across California, counseling students and clients on creating life-changing strategies for wellness. Kelsey believes that each of us has capacity to receive intuitive wisdom from the natural world for our healing and transformation. For more information on Kelsey, visit: www.heavynettle.com Monograph: Nettle

kelsey Barrett

Kelsey initiated her herbal studies on a pilgrimage to France, gathering wisdom from traditional European medicine masters. Kelsey serves on the core faculty team at Ohlone and has a private practice across California, counseling students and clients on creating life-changing strategies for wellness. 

For more information on Kelsey, visit: www.heavynettle.com

Monograph: Nettle

 
Lindsey is an Iowa native with a passion for helping individuals navigate the ever-growing field of wellness and preventative care for both themselves and their canine companions. She has completed her Master of Science from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and continues to expand her knowledge and practice at the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine.  You’ll generally find her wandering through the woods with her four-legged companion attempting to ID every plant along the way, attending the local theatre or in the apothecary measuring and mixing new herbal blends for her practice, Prairie Rose Herbals (www.prairieroseherbals.com).  Monograph: Hyssop  

lindsey hesseltine

Lindsey has a passion for helping individuals navigate the ever-growing field of wellness and preventative care for both themselves and their canine companions. She has completed her Master of Science from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and continues to expand her knowledge and practice at the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine. You’ll generally find her in the apothecary measuring and mixing new herbal blends for her practice, Prairie Rose Herbals
Monograph: Hyssop 

 
Pam is a budding herbalist who loves learning about plants and sharing that information on her website, theHERBAL Cache.  Her goal is to build an awareness within her community about the power of plants, by teaching and living the life.  She also loves to garden, read, go camping and watch movies.

pam broekemeier

Pam is a budding herbalist who loves learning about plants and sharing that information on her website, theHERBAL Cache.  Her goal is to build an awareness within her community about the power of plants, by teaching and living the life.  She also loves to garden, read, go camping and watch movies.

 

Leslie lekos

Leslie Lekos is the director of Wildroot Herb School in Bellingham, WA which offers herbal courses and intensives by top-notch herbalist from around the country.  She also offers a line of sustainable wild harvested and organically grown hydrosols and essential oils on her Etsy shop.  Leslie is a birth doula and her herbal consultation practice specializes in pregnancy and children.  She is a certified Iyengar teacher and co-author of the book Yoga for Pregnancy.
Monograph: Lady's Mantle

 

opal kesling

Ian Opal Kesling is a self-taught herbalist and staff member at The Herb Shoppe, an herbal medicine store located in Portland Oregon. They first joined The Herb Shoppe staff in early 2015, and strive through their position to support others in forging empowered relationships with their minds and bodies. In non-Herb-Shoppe pursuits, Opal has worked at a community counseling center, practiced therapeutic art with children, taught kids' self-defense, and co-edited a book. 
Monograph: Plantain

 

malia thompson

Malia trained in the tradition of western herbalism at the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism in Boulder, Colorado. She is a member of the American Herbalist Guild and the American Botanical Council. Her creative outlets include making art, healthy cooking, plant identification, medicine making, hikes in the mountains, taking photos of flowers and bugs, as well as making compelling connections with people’s health complaints. 
www.alatebloomer.net
Monograph: Borage

 

GABBY ALLEN

Gabby Allen is a student herbalist, writer, artist, and work-at-home mother currently residing in Roseburg, Oregon. Gabby is completely enamored with fermentation, is an organic gardening enthusiast, and budding seeker of wild foods. For more from Gabby you can visit her at GabbyLynnAllen.com.

Monograph: Cottonwood

 

RENEE DAVIS

Renee Davis MA RH is a clinical herbalist, researcher, and educator in botanical and mycological medicine. She is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and works in research and development for nutraceutical company. She is currently a student of biomedical sciences at the University of Washington. Previously, she was a clinical herbalist at the Olympia Free Herbal Clinic for 5 years and an Associate Scholar with the Center for World Indigenous Studies.
Monograph: Oregon Grape

 

RUTHIE HAYES

Ruthie Hayes studies and practices the art of herbal medicine form her home in the wooded hills of southeastern Pennsylvania.  The proprietress of Mother Hylde's Herbal, Ruthie is also a licensed massage therapist and has received training in clinical herbalism from The Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine.  You can follow her blog at hyldebaer.com and find her remedies on Etsy.

Monographs: Purple Loosestrife