The Handmade Mercantile

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Seeds & Herbs

Mountain Rose Herbs is my favorite place to buy high-quality, organic dried herbs and herbal products.

A New England company with over 700 varieties of 100% certified organic, non-GMO vegetable, herb and flower seed

One of our favorite seed companies. 

Favorite Magazines

The Outdoor Apothecary was featured in the Autumn 2022 Issue of In Her Studio!

 An amazing magazine filled with unique recipes, and ideas for homemade bath and body products. 

Quite possibly the most beautiful magazine ever created!

Herbal Education

The Herbal Academy is an international school of herbal arts and sciences, offering high-quality, affordable herbal studies programs for students online at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The Academy celebrates the community-centered spirit of herbalism by collaborating with a wide diversity of herbalists and medical professionals to create an herbal school that presents many herbal traditions and points of view. 

Course educators including leading herbalists such as Steven Foster of the Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs, Matthew Wood of The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants, American Herbalist Guild President Bevin Clare, and Anne McIntyre, who has written several books including The Complete Herbal Tutor and The Complete Woman’s Herbal. Other notable contributors include Pamela Spence, Steve Kippax, Emily Ruff, Katheryn Langelier, and dozens of other medical professionals, clinical herbalists, and family herbalists. 

Explore the Herbal Academy’s online herbalist training programs and their dedicated Herbalist Paths,  designed to suit your path and your educational needs – from family to entrepreneurial to clinical herbalist career paths!

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