Resource Guide

Adventure in Well-Being
Christine Esters
707-545-2423
info@adventureinwellbeing.com
www.adventureinwellbeing.com
3924 Princeton Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Detox spa helping people overcome fatigue, bloating, and constipation. We support you to feel lighter and sexier. Monthly 10 day cleanse.

An Herb for All Seasons 
Beth Riedel, AHG, NC 
707-874-2922 
beth@multitalents.net 
PO Box 1612 , Forestville, CA 95436 
Herbal, nutritional, flower essence & companion animal consultations since 1985. Workshops include both on-going & 1 day classes with topics from Herbal First Aid to 10 Month Apprenticeship.

Blessingway Herbals
Becka Sheranian 
Santa Rosa 
707-526-6308 
http://blessingwayherbals.com/
blessingway@blessingwayherbals.com
Becka Sheranian has offered herbal classes to midwives, doulas, and expecting families for over 35 years. Blessingway provides organic birthing tinctures and baby care products as well as classes packed with practical how-to information focused on pregnancy, labor & birth, newborn care, well woman and well baby care. Classes are helpful to both caregivers and birthing families.

Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine 
Karyn Sanders & Sarah Holmes
530-468-4342 
info@blueotterschool.com 
www.blueotterschool.com
We teach herbal medicine from a Native American, energetic perspective. We offer a full-time certificate program focused on clinical practices and part time courses all located in the mountains of Northern California.

Botanical Dimensions
Kathleen Harrison 
info@botanicaldimensions.org
botanicaldimensions.org/
707-874-1531
PO Box 807, Occidental CA 95465
A small non-profit organization dedicated to the study of ethnobotany and education about the plant-human relationship. We have 30 years of projects in Hawaii, Mexico, Costa Rica, Peru and Sonoma County. Newest project is educational: we have opened a unique Ethnobotany Library in Occidental, in West Sonoma County. Join by $35 annual membership. Kathleen Harrison teaches ethnobotany classes there, about global uses of plants, the cultural history of spices, and psychedelic species and their evolving traditions.

Botanical Insights

Susan Seitz

707-632-6254

inseitz@earthlink.net

P.O. Box 117, Cazadero, CA 95421

Distillation, herbcraft, & consultations in the coastal hills of Sonoma County.

California School of Herbal Studies 
707-887-7457 
cshs@cshs.com 
www.cshs.com 
PO Box 39, Forestville, CA 95436 
Located two miles west of Forestville, in beautiful Sonoma County, the California School of Herbal Studies is one of North America's oldest centers for herbal education. Our mission is to help create sustainable communities by providing Earth-centered, community based herbal education. CSHS works to empower individuals with the skills, experience and confidence needed by the community herbalist. We offer full and part time classes –Please contact us to set up a time to visit.

  

Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm ~ Peggy Schafer 
707-765-9611 
pschafer@sonic.net 
www.chinesemedicinalherbfarm.com
After many years of farming Asian medicinal plants the farm is primarily an educational venue. Peg teaches budding and established growers as well as Oriental Medicine students and practitioners via on and off-farm workshops. Peg is a frequent lecturer addressing herb quality, ecological cultivation practices, Chinese herb production, future access of Chinese botanicals, conservation and other issues affecting Chinese herbs. In addition Peg consults with various farm operations, grower/practitioner enterprises, herbal companies, botanic and research institutions and other stakeholder industries. Advice is available for all aspects of medicinal farm, garden or nursery herb production operations as well as marketing to foster successful sustainable endeavors.

Clear and Vibrant Healing Skin Care - Living Earth Flower Essences 
All made locally by Sylvia Marie 
707-829-1772 
clearandvibrant.com 
PO Box 1019, Sebastopol, CA 95473 
Face cream, body lotion, mask, lip balm, hydrosols, with naturally healing and organic ingredients. No Synthetic preservatives.

the Community Medicine Cabinet

Madalyn Berg

415-870-1332

communitymedicinecabinet@gmail.com

www.communitymedicinecabinet.com

Santa Rosa, CA

Conceived between friends in an herb school kitchen in 2014, we have grown to become a project with three shelves holding our classes, clinical practice, and care products. In a moment in history when access to health care is limited to many (especially for reasons of race, class, and ability), we strive to be an accessible resource working to empower our community to care for itself. 

 

Dandelion Herbal Center 
Jane Bothwell, Director 
707-442-8157 
janeb@arcatanet.com 
www.dandelionherb.com
4803 Greenwood Heights Drive, Kneeland, CA 95549 
Jane Bothwell directs the Dandelion Herbal Center where she provides a variety of herbal classes for beginning and intermediate students and herbal travel adventures around the globe. www.dandelionherb.com.

Evergreen Herb Garden & School of Integrative Herbology 
Integrative Health Clinic & Herbal Apothecary 
Candis Cantin
530-626-9288 
evrgreen@innercite.com 
www.evergreenherbgarden.org
POB 1445, Placerville, CA 95667 
Integrating Avurveda, Chinese, and Western Herbal Traditions with Herbalist
Candis Cantin -- Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Programs.

Farmacopia

95 Montgomery Dr. Ste 90 Santa Rosa, CA 95404 
(707) 528-HERB 
www.farmacopia.net 
Open Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 11-5
Farmacopia is your local resource for holistic healthcare. Part integrative clinic and part wellness store, Farmacopia offers a robust mix of services along with herbal & nutrition supplements to support your wellness, naturally. Schedule an appointment or health consultation with any of our seasoned practitioners specializing in Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Acupuncture and Manual Medicine or visit us in store for your supplement needs. Our on-site wellness store features a modern-day Tincture Bar where our on-staff herbalists formulate and blend custom tinctures for whatever ails you (or your clients)!

Flora of Asia

Kathleen Aspenns

707-431-0482

office@floraofasia.com

floraofasia.com

PO Box 1939

Healdsburg, CA 95448

Flora of Asia — Flower essences from the wilds of China, growing in Sonoma County

Galens Way ~ Matthew Persico 
800-742-0848 
matthew@galensway.com 
www.galensway.com 
PO Box 2524, Sebastopol, CA 95473 
Medicine maker & manufacturer of herb-rich body care. Unique products formulated with organic oils, plants, and seaweeds for serious—luxurious—skin care. Full line of concentrated herbal extracts (formulated with organic alcohol) is available to practitioners.

Garden of Eden Apothecary 
www.gardenofedenapothecary.com
P.O. Box 364 Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 
65 3rd Street, Suite 16, Point Reyes Station
415.663.1747
eden@Gardenofedenapothecary.com
Serving all of the SF Bay Area with organic and locally sourced botanicals, extracts, healing salves. 
Our specialty of 35 years, weekly community acupuncture sessions.

Gathering Thyme 
1447 4th Street, San Rafael, CA
(415) 524-8693
www.gatheringthyme.com
info@gatheringthyme.com
Your Neighborhood Herb Shop - Locally owned and staff by experienced herbalists and healthcare educators, our goal is to empower and educate the community about self care using herbs and other natural remedies.

Jennifer Monin Acupuncture 
415-706-2314
jennifermonin@gmail.com
www.jennifermonin.com
Jennifer is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and yoga teacher specializing in Women’s Health and Pediatrics. Private practice in Sebastopol, and at Farmacopia in Santa Rosa.

KShunye Farmacay, LLC 
Karen Sequeira
707-480-3689
herbdokKaren@gmail.com
P O Box 861, Penngrove, CA 94951
I promote education n the herbal world and mix herbals, aromatherapies, crystals, Reiki Healing Touch Therapy, etcetera. I make healing slaves and body butters and work with all 4 leggeds.

Laguna Farm 
(707) 823-0823 
1720 Cooper Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 
We grow organic vegetables and herbs, supplying our CSA (Community Shared Agriculture) subscription program, farm markets, and the Sonoma County Herb Exchange.

Lilium Initiative

www.Liliuminitiative.org
Our mission is to create a platform to educate and connect Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbalists and ecologically-based US farmers to ensure access to strong, sustainable, locally grown Asian medicinal herbs and to support the conservation of these venerated Asian botanicals.

Lynn's Lavender at Tanuda Ridge Vineyard
(707) 874-1060
info@lynnslavender.com
Lynn's Lavender provides lovely lavender buds. Other lavender products include lotions, closet accessories, soaps, gifts, culinary items, bridal accessories and projects for crafters, gift shops, bath and body and other retailers. Please call for wholesale information.

Mama Bear Design - Leila Rand 
707-823-3606
info@mamabeardesigns.com 
www.mamabeardesigns.com
Affordable, high-quality web and graphic design for small businesses and non-profits.

Monte-Bellaria di California

William MacElroy

3518 Bloomfield Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 

707-829-2645

information@monte-bellaria.com

www.monte-bellaria.com

 Monte-Bellaria di California, located in the Russian River Appellation, specializes in estate grown lavender.  Sonoma County's mild Mediterranean climate yields high quality, oil rich Lavendins (Grosso and Provence) which are grown, harvested and distilled on site.  We produce lavender buds, essential oil and hydrosols.

Napa Valley Botanicals - Terri Toso
territoso@hotmail.com 
(707) 664-0768
7139 Carillon Ct., Rohnert Park, CA 94928 
Herb starts/seeds, freshly dried herbs/tea blends, healing salve, lip balms, lavender cream, bug repellant, analgesic balm. All herbs grown here! 

Karen Norman-Boudreau
territoso@hotmail.com 
2610 Meier Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472
aquamama@sonic.net
707-228-5614
Growing organic yacon--- good for diabetics. Available as fresh roots and tea leaves. Contact me at aquamama@sonic.net 

 

North Coast Native Nursery 
Roanne Kaplow
707-769-1213 
roanne@northcoastnativenursery.com

Northern California Women’s Herbal Symposium 
707-824-1429 
info@womensherbalsymposium.org 
www.womensherbalsymposium.org 
Laytonville, CA 
Four full days of inspiring Herbal and Sustainable classes for women three times a year. Includes camping, gourmet vegetarian meals, handcrafted marketplace, Rites-of-Passage Ceremonies, campfire, drumming and dancing, swimming, and more!

 

Oak Valley Herb Farm 
Kathi Keville
520-265-9552
www.ahaherb.com 
PO Box 2482, Nevada City, CA 95959 
The American Herb Association and Oak Valley Herb Farm present herb and aromatherapy courses by author Kathi Keville in her Sierra herb gardens. Aromatherapy Seminar (fall), Herbal Medicine Systems Classes (winter), Wild Herb Walks (Spring), Herbal Apprenticeship (Spring-Summer). Kathi's books and quality essential oils and aromatherapy products available on the website.

 

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center 
707-874-1557 
OAEC@oaec.org 
15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA 95465 
A non-profit research demonstration, participatory education center & farm which features hundreds of heirloom varieties of CCOF approved vegetables, flowers & herbs seedlings. Spring & Fall plant sells.

 

Optimal Health 
Suzel Deer
707-230-2170
suzeldeer@gmail.com
Permanent allergy elimination -- nutritional counseling with whole food nutrients and herbs

 

Piedmont Yoga
Zubin Shroff
917-860-4170
info@pidmontyoga.com
www.piedmontyoga.com
PO Box 977, Fairfax, CA 94978

Plumas Botanical Medicine Clinic

530-283-9706

skullcap@sfbmc.org

www.sfbmc.org

800 Pondside Drive

Quincy, CA 95971

The PBMC is a healthcare practice based in western herbal medicine and applied by herbalist Joshua Muscat.

Serving California and beyond since 1995.

Rainbow Connection 
Karin Uphoff

707-937-2798
P.O. Box 978 
Mendocino, CA 95460
www.rainbowconnection.net
karin@rainbowconnection.net
Holistic herbal praciticioner, iridologist, massage therapist, and energy healer in Mendocino. 
Consultations, customized tinctures, tea blends, and flower essence remedies. 
Author: Botanical Body Care.

Sandra Gustafson  RN BSN MHS

Herbalist Nurse Consultant

707-548-3988

www.bowenworkforlife.com

Bwnwk4lf@sonic.net

Sandra is a Registered Nurse and registered Holistic Life Consultant at Farmacopia.

She specializes in helping clients navigate health and nutritional choices for optimizing wellness and managing health conditions.

She also offers Bowenwork for pain relief and relaxation, and teaches Bowenwork classes.

The Shamanastary
Mitcho Thompson
707-823-3183
mitcho@theshamanastary.com
www.theshamanastary.com
1959 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol, CA 95472

 

Sonoma County Herb Association
707-861-0336 
www.sonomaherbs.org 
P.O. Box 2162 Sebastopol, CA 95473 
We are a local non-profit with the mission of “Fostering respect for the green world and our community through the responsible use and sustainable cultivation of herbs.” Educational meetings on the third Wednesday of the month, free of charge and wheelchair accessible.  We hold plant faires in June (All Things Herbal) and September (Fall Things Herbal) with plants (!!!) and herbal based products by local makers.  Check the event section of this website for updates on events.

 

Sonoma County Herb Exchange 
707-824-1447 
herbexch@sonic.net 
The Herb Exchange is a local clearinghouse providing fresh and dry organic herbs directly from grower to herbalist, medicine makers and practitioners. We specialize in hand harvested, top quality, whole herbs and roots. Open to the public, call for catalog.

 

Spinster Sister 
www. spinstersister.net
Magic and herbs on the California north coast!

Strong Arm Farm

Strong Arm Farm is a seaweed harvest and education company led by Heidi Herrmann. 

I sustainably hand harvest, rinse and sun dry seaweed collected from the Sonoma Coast.
www.strongarmfarm.com
Strongarmfarm@gmail.com

Sways on the Watertop

Ayurveda & Bodywork

Stacey Pfeifer/ swaysonthewatertop@gmail.com

707-972-1699 / Middletown CA

Offering affordable treatments with love:

-Nourishing Herbal Oil Abhyanga (massage)

-Lymphatic Bodywork with hot stones, gua aha & cupping 

- Ayurvedic Specialty Treatments: Shirodara, Netra Basti, Chakra Basti, 

  Tandem Massage, Herbal- steams, poultices & herbal bolus massage

- Retreat Day Packages & Panchakarma Intensives

Handcrafted herbal oils are used in every massage session along with generous amounts of traditional warm 

Ayurvedic herbal oil blends. You will feel like melted butter

 

Taproot Medicine 
www.taprootmedicine.org
www.friedakiparbay.net 
Herbalist owned Taproot Medicine offers high quality herbal syrups, classes, plant walks, and herbal consultations with clinical herbalist Frieda Kipar Bay.

 

Traditional Medicinals™ 
1-800-543-4372 
www.traditionalmedicinals.com 
4515 Ross Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 
For over 30 years Traditional Medicinals® has offered the highest quality, pharmacopoeial grade herbal products. We’re committed to sourcing botanical ingredients that are produced according to rigorous sustainability standards, including criteria for measuring ecological, economic and social sustainability.

 

Trinity Rose Botanicals 
Kaitlin Rose and Cecilia Saldaña
info@trinityrosebotanicals.com
trinityrosebotanicals.com 
P.O. Box 1248, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Integrating Western Herbalism, Ayurveda, and Aromatherapy to create Plant Remedies, Aromatic Alchemy, Personal Care products, classes and workshops that improve your daily health, ritual, and routine. 
Best seller~ Herbal Infused AOP (Ayurvedic Oil Pulling)

 

Wiseleaf
4200 18th St. Suite 204
San Francisco, CA 94114
wiseleafherbal.com 
415-613-7010
wiseleafherbal@gmail.com
Shiatsu, acupressure, somatic education and herbal consultation.

Woodsorrel

Suzanne Elliott

P.O. Box 1535

El Granada, CA. 94018

650.726.7190

Woodsorrel649@gmail.com

http://www.woodsorrelproduct.com

An array of Handcrafted Herbal Body and Bath Products since 1983.

Offering herbal classes and workshops on the Half Moon Bay Coastside since 1985. Specializing in wild foods foraging and cooking with a focus on "food as medicine". Herbal Ways for Women: A hands-on learning series, March-October, one Sunday per month, is a comprehensive course on everything herbal!

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