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Vervain Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Verbena officinalis Plant family: Verbenaceae Identification: Vervain’s leaves are…

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Lavender Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Lavendula species Plant family: Lamiaceae (mint family)…

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#JailBreak June

In Mid May, I launched Books for Bail Bonds – a two week fundraising drive where all proceeds of my books went towards the The Alachua County Bond Fund. Together, we raised $1316 USD! At the end of this…

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Books for Bail Bonds!

For the next two weeks ALL proceeds from the sales of The Prisoner’s Herbal and Overcoming Burnout books will go towards bail funds to get people free from jail! Why books for bail bonds? Money bail is a guarantee…

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Seed, Soil + Spirit BIPOC Scholarship Fund

Shabina Lafleur-Gangji and Stephanie Morningstar have launched a crowdcover to cover the cost of scholarships for Black, Indigenous and other racialized students for SEED, SOIL + SPIRT Herbal Medicine School. You can donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/seed-soil-spirit-bipoc-scholarship-fund About the Course (from…

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Urgent Appeal for COVID-19 Herbal Solidarity with Refugees

Donate to the crowdfunder here: https://gogetfunding.com/urgent-appeal-for-covid-19-herbal-solidarity-with-refugees/ For the last five years, Herbalists without Borders UK has maintained a presence in Northern France supporting refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the British Border. This winter we have helped…

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COVID-19/ Prison Holistic Self Care & Protection

I was so moved to see that content from the Prisoner’s Herbal book has been used to produce this COVID-19/Prison Holistic Self Care and Protection guide that is being sent to prisoners in the United States. It was put…

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Dublin event cancelled :(

It is with a heavy heart that I have had to cancel the Dublin event as part of the Anarchism & Care tour this March. Please note, the Cork & Cloughjordan are still going ahead. The night before the…

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Anarchism and Care Tour – Ireland

I am so happy to announce a short tour in Ireland this March! Organised by friends in the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee and IWW Ireland, we will explore ideas around anarchism, burnout and collective care: How can we collectively…

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Solidarity Apothecary 2020 Goals

Solidarity Apothecary Impact Goals Below are my ten goals for 2020 for the Solidarity Apothecary: 1. Get 5000 copies of the Prisoner’s Herbal to prisoners worldwide In 2020 I am going to seriously step up my distribution of the…

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Hawthorn Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Crataegus monogna Plant family: Rosaceae (rose family)…

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Lemon Balm Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Melissa officinalis Plant family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)…

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Burdock Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Arctium lappa (Greater Burdock), Arctium minor (Lesser…

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Book review for The Prisoner’s Herbal

I was so moved to recieve this book review from Dana L Woodruff, an incredible herbalist that I have admired from afar because of her explicit practical mutual aid with prisoners, people experiencing violence on the borders and more.…

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2019 Review

2019 Annual Review What went well? My fantasy of a little plants and prison zine turned into a book! I published the Prisoner’s Herbal Book in September 2019 and it became a bigger and more beautiful project than I…

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Vegan Permaculture Design Course 2020

Do you seek to live compassionately without the unnecessary exploitation of people, animals and the environment? Are you concerned about climate change, peak oil and future generations? Are you interested in changing how we interact with other species, ecosystems…

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Herbalists without Borders Winter Calais Campaign

Please donate to the Herbalists without Borders Winter Calais Campaign! Find the link here: https://gogetfunding.com/herbalists-without-borders-winter-calais-campaign/ The need: We are witnessing a mass movement of displaced people that is unprecedented in our lifetime. Towns and cities in Northern France and…