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American Herbalists Guild: An organization dedicated to the training of quality herbalists and improving the state of herbal medicine in the United States.

Ancient Pathways: One of the top schools in North America for learning the essentials of wilderness survival or long term wilderness living.

The Arboretum at Flagstaff: The highest elevation arboretum in North America, this is a delight to visit to see many of the native plants of the Colorado Plateau.

“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine” “Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”Bowenwork: Teresa Peterson is an Accredited Bowenwork Practitioner in Flagstaff, Arizona. She practices Bowenwork which is a gentle form of bodywork in which subtle moves are performed over muscles and connective tissue sending messages deep into the body, retrieving cellular memory of preferred, relaxed, balanced way of well being.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: One could spend days wandering their gardens, reveling in their beauty. Especially good in the spring when the wildflowers are in bloom.

Desert Botanical Garden: Located in Phoenix, this is the place to go to learn about the Sonoran Desert plants.

Flagstaff Native Plants & Seed: The place to go in Flagstaff for native medicinal plants. Very helpful staff.

Herbal Articles: Michigan herbalist, Jim McDonald has put together a very helpful index of articles on all things herbal. These have been written by some of the most experienced teachers and practitioners in North American herbalism. These writings provide a good source for self-study and also for exploring specific topics in more depth.

Herb Blogs: Rosalee at Methow Valley Herbs has compiled a very helpful list of the many top quality herb blogs currently available. These blogs contain many, many gems of useful information for herb students and practitioners alike.

“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine” “Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”

The Way of Things: Carlos Gallinger has spent a lifetime exploring and studying the Mojave Desert. His specialties are the desert bighorn sheep and wildlife tracking in addition to botany, biology and archeology. Both he and his website are excellent resources for those wishing to understand the secrets and treasures of the desert world.

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center: Many outstanding programs for children of all ages. Helping us re-connect with not just plants, but all of nature.

The Forager’s Path is in no way advocating or is affiliated with any of the websites. If you have a website that you believe would be beneficial to our viewers and/or are interested in exchanging reciprocal links, please contact us.

Latest Courses

Colorado Herbal Medicine Field Study

Colorado Herbal Medicine Field Study

This is the itinerary for the optional field study trip offered to students enrolled in the Foundations of Herbal Medicine program for 2019. More details will be shared at the first class meeting in February. Students are responsible for food, lodging (camping or hotel) and transportation. The dates for the 2019 program are July 22-25.… Continue >>>

10 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2019

10 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2019

Our 10 month Foundations of Herbal Medicine program is full and registration is closed until registration for the 2020 session opens in August, 2019. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Many people begin using herbs in small steps – something for sleep, a cold or maybe a headache. As one continues on the herbal path of independent study, information is… Continue >>>

Educational Resources

Resources for Therapeutic Mushrooms

Resources for Therapeutic Mushrooms

There are many mushrooms used therapeutically in the herb community with Reishi (Ganoderma spp.) being the the best known. One of the challenges to effectively using these gifts from the fungal world is knowing how to process them. While plants have cellulose, mushrooms have chitin. This substance is extremely hard and makes extraction difficult. The… Continue >>>

Diet Strategies for Reducing Chronic & Systemic Inflammation

Diet Strategies for Reducing Chronic & Systemic Inflammation

Included below are the notes used during the Diet, Nutrition and Inflammation portions of our curriculum. It is a succinct look at how the foods we eat affect our internal inflammatory state. While the actual classes go into more detail, the foods listed here are good places to begin improving one’s health in this area.… Continue >>>

Plant Profile: Usnea

Plant Profile: Usnea

Botany: Usnea spp. (Parmeliaceae) Usnea is a lichen, not a plant. Looking closely at its structure, one sees the internal core to be a white thread which is a fungus while the bluish-green outer surface is algae. The algae of its outer skin enables it to utilize sunlight and carbon dioxide for food production. The… Continue >>>

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