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Learn Herbs from Home

Our Roots of Herbalism Home Study course offers hands-on education for visual and tactile learners, with a full-length DVD, book, and plant medicines for a truly sensory experience.

February 24-26, 2017

Join our sixth annual event and enjoy over forty classes, inspiring music, resourceful vendors & delicious food. Plus the fellowship of the most lovely herbalists from around the state!

From The Gallery

An Evening with Paul Stamets | 3/4/17
Orlando Grief Care Project – Love Letters
Orlando Grief Care Project
Roots of Herbalism Sarasota | June 25th & 26th, 2016
Jammin! World Rhythms Drum Class | June 14, 2016
Ethnobotanical Plant Walk: “Take a Lichen to the Plants” | June 5, 2016
Family Herbalist Program – 2011 Intensive
Green Thumbs Solavita Organization / June 8th, 2015
Family Herbalist Program – 2015 Fall Weekend Series
Kombucha 101 / July 26th, 2015

Orlando Grief Care Project

In response to the tragic loss experienced within the Orlando community on June 12, 2016, the Orlando Grief Care Project was started to provide holistic health services to crisis counselors, first responders, families of victims, and other members of community in need of support in the journey of trauma and healing.

Learn more below about how you can receive or give support so that together, our community can heal from the collective grief experienced in a tragedy of this magnitude.

Your support goes directly to provide holistic soul care to Central Florida families affected by this tragedy.

All donations are tax-deductible.

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Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida

Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida

Herbalist Emily Ruff presented "Swamp Medicine: Healing Plants of Central Florida" at the 2017 International Herb Symposium. See notes and slides from the presentation at this link.   Bibliography: Florida Ethnobotany, Austin Wild Plants of Florida, Morton Florida's Wild Edible...
Answer the call of the Plants – Community Herbalist Program

Answer the call of the Plants – Community Herbalist Program

  Have you been called by the plants into service? … amazed and transformed by the wisdom of the plants …. desire to share their teachings with others? Our Community Herbalist Program can help be the guide on your continuing path with...
Wesak Full Moon | May 10, 2017

Wesak Full Moon | May 10, 2017

Wesak is also known as the Buddha Full Moon. Wesak is the celebration of Buddha's enlightenment. Gathering to chant and pray are an important part of a traditional Wesak celebration. It is said that Wesak is that time at the...
Get your tickets NOW! Paul Stamets returns to Central Florida

Get your tickets NOW! Paul Stamets returns to Central Florida

The Florida School of Holistic Living is honored to welcome Paul Stamets, D.Sc. Saturday March 4, 7 pm Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida Fungi Perfecti founder and president Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over 40 years. Over...