Rachel Berry, MA,
blends her expertise in community health, medicinal herbs, and sustainable living practices to inspire and promote home-scale herbalism. She owns and operates Sierra Botanica, offering localized herbal care products and herbal home-care classes.
Discover the joy of making your own organic skin care products. Once you learn some basic herbal processing skills, you can easily make your own skin creams, facial scrubs, skin toners, and more. This is an essential skill for those who want high-quality skin and body care without chemical additives, and for those who wish to become more self-reliant by using organic, whole ingredients to make their own. In the beautiful Esalen gardens, you can learn how to collect and process herbs, from picking to preservation.