Find Magical Gifts for Body and Soul at the Winter Holidays Herbal Fair

On December 10, from 11 am to 5 pm, you’re invited to our place, where you’ll find beautiful, hand-crafted herbal products, festive food, warm drinks, and the winter solstice spirit. It’s a great way to find special items to support and uplift your own well being along with gifts for friends, family, teachers and colleagues […]

The Best Herbs for Holiday Herbal Cookies (Plus a Shortbread Recipe)

This year, bring your herbal nature to the holiday party with holiday herb cookies! Using flavorful medicinal herbs in your typical cookies adds a unique flavor to your cookies and it lets you get a little bit more creative with your holiday flavors. It is also a simple way to start thinking about using food […]

The Benefits of Herbal Tea

In this article: learn the benefits of herbal tea, tips for proper brewing, and a very simple recipe to make an herbal tea loaded with benefits.

Herbal Journey: Michelle Grace Steinberg

Michelle Grace Steinberg, M.S.

This month our alumni spotlight shines on Michelle Grace Steinberg who was inspired to become an herbalist to offer reliable healthcare to underserved communities.

Fall Equinox and Harvest Magic

fall equinox ritual article - the corn harvest by pieter bruegel

It’s time for harvest, ritual revelry, and transition. Celebrate the sun’s realm and moon’s kingdom in equal balance with a fall equinox ritual.

Herbalist Journey: Amanda Narin

Herbalist Amanda Narin

We are blessed to be a part of hundreds of herbal journeys around the world. Every month we take the opportunity to honor that by sharing a former student’s journey to herbalism with you. We call it our alumni series. This month we are hearing from Amanda Narin. Her path to herbalism started with resistance and […]

Herbalist Journey: Laura Sarapochillo

Laura Sarapochillo with plants

Every month we catch up with an alumni of the Berkeley Herbal Center certification programs in our Alumni Series. This month we caught up with Herbalist Laura Sarapochillo! After completing our flagship apprenticeship program in 2008, Laura took an herbalism hiatus. But the call towards the healing path won out (as it does), and she stepped […]