Our Herbal Community

Massachusetts Herbal Community

Herbalism is alive and well in Massachusetts. Here on the North Shore of Boston, in addition to Palmer Pond Botanicals, we are lucky to have Margi Flint, a well-established Clinical Herbalist, just the next town over in Marblehead, MA at Earthsong Herbals .
The lovely and talented Jen Young of Salem, Massachusetts can be found at her practice Rooted Wellness.
Teri Kalgren has run her apothecary Artemisia Botanicals in Salem, MA for over 20 years and has a wide retail assortment as well as the classes she offers.
Farmer Mike is growing medicinal herbs in Hamilton, MA for a North Shore CSA.
In Boxford, MA ifarm LLC. offers unique opportunities to learn about sustainable living from their working farm.
The community in the western part of the state, known for its agriculture, continues to grow (literally), and we also have a vibrant community of herbalists right here in Boston.
Herbstalk is a creative community of herb folk who gather for three events each year in June, September, and November,
You can also find Commonwealth Holistic Herbalism in Boston with Katja and Ryn who run both a school and clinic and who also produce an enjoyable weekly podcast .
Marthas Vineyard is home to the herb school of Holly Bellebuono , who is also the author of several books including: Women Healers of the World.


Some projects I am currently working on include (but are not limited to):
Newhall Fields Community Farm where I am the herbalist and perennial grower.
Seaside Cooperative Garden, Swampscott, MA
The Herb Garden Project
Swampscott Native Tree Nursery
Swampscott Library Gardens
Al's Hives and Honey Gardens
Please contact me with questions or interest you may have regarding any of the above projects.

Get Involved

Let me know what you are up to. I'm always curious to find out about new networking or cooperative possibilities. I would love to hear about your projects, proposals and resources to help bring beautiful, vibrant herbal offerings to our local community, affordably and sustainably.