Rachel Berry, MA,
shares her passion for community health, medicinal herbs, and sustainable living to inspire and promote herbalism for self-care. She has been teaching classes in skin care, herbalism, and wild foraging for nearly 10 years and is a formulator for skin care products.
Many of our common garden and culinary plants offer an effective, safe, sustainable, and joyful alternative to commonly used over-the-counter drugs, and many of them might already be growing in your backyard! Learn how to begin an herbal practice at home through exploring the plant world at the Esalen gardens. Experience the touch, taste, and personalities of common garden plants that can ease common ailments like indigestion, headaches, muscle strains, and colds and flu.