Christine Buckley is a community herbalist and professional cook based in rural Virginia. Her work connects people to themselves, each other, plants and the planet by helping people to identify the plants that grow in their communities and guide them toward a mutually beneficial relationship between themselves and healing plants. She teaches her clients confidently with plants their homes: preparing food and medicine to nourish themselves, their families, and their neighbors. She runs "Garden Medicine Club" an on-line guided naturalist and herbal practice. She is the author of Plant Magic: Herbalism in Real Life.