The History of Herbal Medicine in America (First Wednesdays Lecture) Wednesday, December 1, 7 PM --Library Main Room
Expert herbalist Rosemary Gladstar examines the early history of herbalism in America and how herbs play a role in health care today.
Rosemary Gladstar is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the "godmother of American Herbalism". She is the founder of the California School of Herbal Studies, the oldest running herb school in the United States and of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center.
She is also the author of numerous herb books including the best seller Herbal Healing for Women, Herbal Remedies for Vibrant Health, and Family Herbal: A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality.
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This program sponsored by the Brattleboro Food Coop.