Posts by Tammi

I'm a researcher, educator, guest lecturer, and co-founder of Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials in Van Etten, NY.

I May Have Been Made For These Times, But WTF Am I Supposed To Do About It?

April 5 @ 10:01 am

I absolutely believe we are made for these times.  How do I know this? Well, we are here. But, what to do?  If you are not one of the people caring for others who are sick or essential workers or family supporting these folks you are living a different reality than those in the “front…

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Journey of the Heart from Inside My Skin

April 5 @ 10:01 am

I wanted to take a little moment to share with you all what our Journey of the Heart program is from inside my skin. It’s been so hard to talk about this deep and profound program we offer because it doesn’t fit into a nice neat description. It’s one of those things that if I…

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First Stirrings of Spring

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Funny how a month ago the onslaught of seed catalogues was too overwhelming and  I shouted, “I’m not ready yet!” and quickly scrolled by photos of people’s seed orders. Now most of our seeds are here, white sage is sprouting and I can’t wait for the snow to melt and to be able to get…

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A Delicate & Delicious Hug From Rose

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Seasonal celebrations are upon us. Happy Imbolc! Imbolc is the Celtic celebration of the hope of Spring. St. Valentine’s Day, a celebration of the heart is quickly approaching us. I thought I’d take a moment here, at the start of the season of hope, to share a favorite recipe of our Heartsease Rose Elixir. A…

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Live Class Happenings

April 5 @ 10:01 am

You may or may not have noticed in the bountiness of my last newsletter that I’ll be offering some live classes here at the The First Unitarian Society of Ithaca coming up in a few weeks. This brief note is to share a little more about the classes and why I’m doing them.  My favorite…

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A Few Moments About My Mentor, Rosemary Gladstar

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Rosemary Gladstar is one of the people responsible for reigniting western herbalism here in the U.S. You can read her long list of accomplishments elsewhere, from authoring many books on herbalism, founding the United Plant Savers and the International Herbal Symposium, carrying on the New England Women’s Herbal Conference for 30 years, and bringing thousands…

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January Newsletter

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Our monthly newsletter in blog form. All the things upcoming at Heartstone we think you might be interested in. Happy Winter Friends! We are almost 3 weeks into the new year and hopefully the new habits you set for yourself are taking hold and you’re finding it easier to be healthier in whatever endeavor you…

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Why You Get Stuck Learning Anatomy & Physiology and What To Do About It

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Recently we wrapped up our big annual survey and the results were fascinating. What a great learning tool for me as a teacher to read the 317 answers to the question, “Where do you get stuck in your learning?”  I have always appreciated the feedback I’ve received over the years as a teacher. I believe,…

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Annual Enrollment Workshops for Herbalists

April 5 @ 10:01 am

This is wonderful news – my first herbal teacher, mentor, friend, and the “fairy godmother of herbalism”, Rosemary Gladstar, who I studied with from 1999-2004, has offered to teach a free, live workshop next week for Heartstone Online. Moments later we were able to confirm another workshop with Charis Lindrooth of Botanic Wise on Stress…

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‘Tis the Season for mini-courses

April 5 @ 10:01 am

Every year around this time we provide a whole bunch of free lessons and materials for herbalists who want to study with a whole person approach. Right now there are 4 free mini-courses available over at Heartstone Online as part of our annual enrollment promotion – so head on over and add them to your…

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