Rain Parker and her partner Temica Ferguson collectively lost 225 pounds through healthy eating and homesteading on their land in Rosman. They transformed their property, which was a foreclosure with mostly barren land, into an active homestead and site of community wellness and educational opportunities.
Southeast Wise Women, a woman-owned and -operated business, will sponsor its twelfth annual herbal conference at Lake Eden in Black Mountain Oct. 14-16.
“Beyond Slippery Elm and Buzzard Grease: A Guide to Folk Medicine of Appalachia,” a half-day conference at MAHEC on June 24, will highlight Appalachian folk medicine traditions and practices.
There’s something for every woman at this annual gathering, participants say. Many women make it a point to attend the event each year, because it makes them feel nourished and empowered.
Activated by the opening of a yoga studio, a ‘wellness block’ of like-minded businesses has sprung up in South Liberty Street area, creating a wellness-oriented community.
The root cause of many chronic health issues, says local acupunturist and herbalist Jessica Godino, boils down to stress (and far too much of it at that).
WHAT: Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference WHERE: Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain WHEN: Friday-Sunday, Oct. 10-12 Bound by shared womanhood and a passion for natural healing, more than 1,000 women will gather in Black Mountain for the 10th annual Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference. Over the past decade, the event has grown to become the […]
We are lucky enough to live in an area of the country where several medicinal herbs are native to our region and can be found growing wildly all around us. But what medicinal herbs, native or otherwise, grow well here in the Blue Ridge Mountains? The answer is … countless. So let’s start with some […]
Every year there’s a new fashionable herb on the market. It’s always some exotic thing that comes from afar with a foreign sounding name and a miracle cure.