The NC Herb Association's next Wild Herb Weekend will be held July 26-28th, 2013. This is an amazing weekend in the
beautiful high mountain location of Valle Crucis, NC. There is something for everyone at this intimate, little conference.
Whether you grow herbs for a hobby, use herbs for healing, or want to start a commercial herb operation, you will find many
interesting sessions and hands-on workshops and plant walks to participate in.
This year's schedule registration has
begun and schedules will be posted in mid-April. This year our keynote speakers will be Phyllis Light and Matthew
Matthew Wood has been a practicing herbalist since 1982. helping tens of thousands of clients over the year.
In addition to his practice based traditional Western herbalism, he has lectured throughout United States, Canada, Scotland,
England, France, and Australia. He is also the author of six acclaimed books on herbal medicine: Seven Herbs, Plants as Teachers,
The Book of Herbal Wisdom, The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism, The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide
to Old World Medicinal Plants , The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants.
is a fourth generation herbalist and natural health educator for over 25 years. At the age of 10, her grandmother and father
taught her to identify and use local plants from the woodlands of northern Alabama, her home. Her initial training was in
the traditional Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine of the region, though she has continued her studies and acquired a
wide range of experience with herbs, clinical herbalism and other healing modalities. She has taught and lectured at herb
schools, universities, hospitals, and natural health conferences.