ICHWB’s Affordable Apothecary Project

When I was in college they asked me to teach a workshop on working in low-income populations, because of my experience witht hat.  I work in those populations because I have lived in that population for most of my life and learned from a very early age how to be poor.  Although I will be the first to admit that country poor is different than city poor and it took me awhile to adjust my thinking to that. Continue reading “ICHWB’s Affordable Apothecary Project”

Iowa City Herbalists Without Borders

As I have written, my great-grandmother was a midwife in a poverty-stricken rural community. Lay practitioners like her were once the backbone of communities. I have mad respect for them and the apprenticeship model of learning. Continue reading “Iowa City Herbalists Without Borders”