Wisdom of the Herbs 2017
Tree, Shrub and Herb Walks
Poetry by George Lisi:
Through the Gate of Trees
The Home of Light
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Required Resources

Class Book

McCleary, Annie. Wisdom of the Herbs

Field Guides

Foster, Steven and James Duke. Medicinal Plants. (Peterson Field Guide #40)
Newcomb, Lawrence. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide.
Peterson, Lee Allen. Edible Wild Plants. (Peterson Field Guide #23)

Supplemental Reading and Resources

Wild Edibles

Brill, “Wildman” Steve. Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants
_____, The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook
Brown, Tom Jr. Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants
Gibbons, Euell. Stalking the Wild Asparagus
Kavasch, Barrie. Native Harvest: Recipes and Botanicals of the American Indian
Seymour, Tom. Foraging New England
Thayer, Samuel. The Forager’s Harvest
_____, Nature's Garden
Weed, Susun. Healing Wise

Health and Healing
Dawson, Adele G. Herbs: Partners in Life         
Edwards, Gail Faith. Opening Our Wild Hearts to the Healing Herbs
Gardner, Joy. The New Healing Yourself
Gladstar, Rosemary. Family Herbal
Grieve, Mrs. A Modern Herbal
Hoffman, David. Medical Herbalism
Levy, Juliette de Bairacli. Common Herbs for Natural Health
Jones, Cindy L.A. The Antibiotic Alternative
Hobbs, Christopher. Foundations of Health: The Liver and Digestive Herbal
Moritz, Andreas. The Amazing Liver and Gallbladder Flush
Potts, Billie. Witches Heal
Soule, Deb. The Roots of Healing
Tierra, Lesley. A Kid’s Herb Book
Tierra, Michael. Planetary Herbology
Weed, Susun. The Childbearing Year
_____, New Menopausal Years

Botany, Wild Roots and Wild Flowers

Brown, Lauren. Wildflowers and Winter Weeds
Carter, Kate. Wildflowers of Vermont
Elliot, Doug. Wild Roots
Elpel’s, Thomas J. Botany in a Day
Sanders, Jack. The Secrets of Wildflowers: A Delightful Feast of Little-Known Facts, Folklore, and History.
Stokes, Donald and Lillian. A Guide to Enjoying Wildflowers

Trees and Shrubs

Blouin, Glen. An Eclectic Guide to Trees East of the Rockies
_____, Weeds of the Woods: Small Trees & Shrubs of the Eastern Forest
Fergus, Charles. Trees of New England: A Natural History
Stokes, Donald. The Natural History of Wild Shrubs and Vines
Symonds, George W.D. The Shrub Identification Book
_____, The Tree Identification Book

Natural History

Anderson, M. Kat. Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Nature Resources
Outwater, Alice. Water: A Natural History

Plant, Animal and Elemental Communication

Andrews, Ted. Animal-Speak
Buhner, Stephen. Sacred Plant Medicine
Cowan, Eliot. Plant Spirit Medicine
Emoto, Masaro.The Hidden Messages in Water (or any title by Emoto)
Findhorn Community, The Findhorn Garden
Lonegren, Sig. Spiritual Dowsing
Maclean, Dorothy. To Honor the Earth

Food as Medicine

D’Adamo, Dr. Peter. Eat Right for Your Type
Dufty, William. Sugar Blues
Fallon, Sally. Nourishing Traditions
Pitchford, Paul. Healing with Whole Foods: Oriental Traditions & Modern Nutrition
Price, Weston. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration: A Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and Their Effects
Turner, Kristina. The Self-Healing Cookbook
Homesteading Skills

Bubel, Nancy. Root Cellaring
Falk, Ben. The Resilient Farm and Homestead

Primitive Skills

Brown, Tom. Wilderness Survival

Healthy Household Cleaning

Berthold-Bond, Annie. Clean and Green

Lisi, George. Through the Gate of Trees: poetry of awakening



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