Resources for Building Relationship with Plants
I started this page to offer resources to people who are interested in deepening their relationships with medicinal plants and in learning history of how plants have supported people’s reslience. I know there are so many other good books, farms and organizations out there so please share them with me and I can add them to the list.
Support and Solidarity with Ohlone People
Sogorea Te Land Trust: Urban indigenous women’s land trust in California’s East Bay.
Shuumi Land Tax: “The Shuumi Land Tax is a voluntary annual financial contribution that non-Indigenous people living on traditional Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone territory make to support the critical work of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust.”
https://www.americanherbalistsguild.com/covid-19-resources: Herbal resources for understanding and working with covid-19 organized by clinical herbalists
The Sonoma County Herb Exchange: Locally-focused herbal clearing house of organic herbal growers. Provides fresh herbs in season to customers throughout the year.
Strictly Medicinals Seeds: Herbal medicine seeds & starts.
Herbal Nurseries and Farms in the Chochenyo and Romaytush Ohlone Territories (SF Bay Area)
Gil Tract Farms, Berkeley
Mills College Farms, Oakland
Hummingbird Farm Collective, Poder, San Francisco
Soul Flower Farm School of Earth Medicine, El Sobrante
History of Herbs Supporting People’s Resilience
Plants of Black Freedom webinar with Leah Penniman
Farming While Black, book by Leah Penniman
Returning to the Land, Returning to Ourselves, Interview with Michelle Lee on Medicine Cypher Podcast
Working the Roots, Interview with Michelle Lee, KPFA’s the Herbal Highway
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Know of other good resources for this list? Please share in the comments below!