In East Africa there is no shortage of mysticism, rumor, and story surrounding herbal medicine. It brings both awe and fear- reports of magical healings and tales of terrible curses. In Tanzania, a country of over 150 tribes, medical traditions vary immensely across the country. I had been living in a Maasai region in northern […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today was my first class of Bee Keeping School! It is a 5-class course through the Rhode Island Bee Keepers Association. Today we learned about the different types of honey bees (workers, drones and queens), basic hive set-up and equipment, and lots of great information about local and non-local resources for beekeepers. I am interested […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since the beginning of November I have been taking an Herbal Education and Training Program (HEAT Program) at Farmacy Herbs in Providence, Rhode Island. Farmacy Herbs is an amazing herb shop/community health center that stocks a huge array of medicinal herbs and spices, hosts a variety of health and herbalism workshops, and has other events […]Continue Reading... No Comments.