Meet our onsite Herbalist, Elizabeth
If you haven’t yet met and spoken with Elizabeth here in the store, you really should! Elizabeth is a skilled herbalist who wears many hats here at the grocer including Head Buyer, and in store Herbalist.
Elizabeth spent her first year of herbalism in an apprenticeship with Debbie Mercier of Greenwood Herbals where the focus was on native plant identification and use, and to learn how to work with plants in our daily lives. This prepared Elizabeth to move onto her second year at Greenwood Herbals where she completed an advanced clinical. Here, Elizabeth learned advanced techniques for medicine making and energetics. She then went on to spend a third year at Bay Light Homeopathy, located in Portland, Maine where she refined her skills in homeopathic first aid, acute care, homeopathic history & philosophy. as well as acute & emergency approaches. In addition to that she completed an advanced clinical with Mischa Schuler of Wild Carrot Portland where they explored tongue, pulse, facial assessment, clinical intake, and ethics. She also independently completed the Maine Herbal Series out of Taproot Magazine located at Milk & Honey Cafe of Swallowtail Farm.
“Working in the apothecary section has helped fuel my knowledge and apply it practically by helping others ” said Elizabeth. She truly is a skilled professional and excels at healing others as she is patient and a great listener. Curious about herbalism? Have a question, or need some friendly advice? Stop in and say hi. We look forward to seeing you soon.