Today we'll get to hear from herbalist and author Brittany Wood Nickerson. She goes on a deep dive exploration of food cravings, flavor profiles, embodiment and much more. This episode is chock-full of info!
The lesson for this episode is from her excellent book Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen.
A huge thanks to Brittany for sharing today’s lesson with all of us, and thanks to y’all for listening. Enjoy.
Brittany Wood Nickerson is a practicing herbalist, author, health educator, and cook. She combines knowledge of nutrition and a passion for using food as medicine with her training in Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine. Her treatment and support/coaching approach emphasize personal empowerment, preventative health care, and whole body wellness. Brittany is the founder and primary instructor of Thyme Herbal in Conway Massachusetts where she teaches a three-year herbal apprenticeship program as well as classes on ritual, ceremony and earth-centered spirituality. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts and is the organizer of the Northampton/Amherst Herbal Meet-up group. Brittany is a passionate teacher and an inspirational speaker, presenting at conferences and for programs throughout the country. She is the author of The Everyday Living Series, posters and zines for the home, The Herbal Homestead Journal and Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen.