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By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Another report on our Native and Wild Green Medicine Garden: You're invited! Come to our next gardening day and get your hands in the earth, enjoy great company, and learn how to harvest and use commonly available, effective herbal medicine! We had an enthusiastic crew show up to the garden for our June date. One of the most fun aspects of the day was that great kids were there with their parents! Kids make any gardening day even more sunny! We continued to clear and clean out the beds to show off our m... read more.

  • July 16, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Wishing everyone a happy long weekend of celebrating not only your independence (Use it! Free your Mind, the rest will follow!) , but also your interdependence with all the physical life forms and archetypal, elemental energies on Earth and in the Universe/You-niverse! Remember: All plants are consciousness altering...we grow them in our gardens but they grow us when we take them into ourselves as food, medicine, or even simply by inhaling their lovely scents. Plants and trees know who they are and help yo... read more.

  • July 11, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

I'm looking forward to sharing the generous gifts of herbal medicine during this free webinar with Evolver Learning Lab! Click the snippet below to read more :)   "Extraordinary healings can and do happen every day. Sometimes they are instantaneous. What do you imagine is possible in the realm of healing yourself or another? Consider this question carefully, because reality follows your thoughts, emotions and imagination. Or, as author and astrologer Caroline Casey says, 'Imagination lays the tra... read more.

  • June 23, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Had a fun and magical day of learning with the beautiful Greenwood Apprentice Circle men today! And we finally remembered to take a picture! We worked with our interrelationship with the archetypal elements of Air, Fire, Water, and Earth, as well as Below (within), Above (outward) and the Sacred Center. We gathered and studied plantain leaf as our primary herb of the day, drinking a delicious infusion made from both narrow and broad leaf plantain that I'd gathered and dried from my wild gardens last... read more.

  • June 13, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Hennng's Local in Eldred, NY is not only a fabulous restaurant, worth a trip from anywhere, but the book launch party there in early May was a beautiful event for everyone. Friends, new friends, students, teachers, gathered together and enjoyed delicious hors doevres while we chatted and I signed books, and Karen Flood the beautiful illustrator sined books, too. The setting is magical and friends showed up and entertained us with music. I did some readings form The Gift of Healing herbs.    I'll... read more.

  • June 02, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

These lovely people asked me to share their message and I am glad to do so. So much of the current epidemic of various cancers is preventable! In this form of the disease asbestos is known to be the cause and yet, it is still used freely, rather than being banned. I call this "pathological disconnection." Reconnect with yourself, with nature, and with community to claim your voice and your power. Follow your passion, and choose your battles. If this one is yours to take on, it's certainly worthy. Click... read more.

  • May 02, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Get a little Robin Rose on the radio, sharing herbal wisdom and EarthSpirit teachings from my new book, The Gift of Healing Herbs! Tune in Monday, 4/28 from 2-3 PM to hear me on Roots, Runners, Rhizomes: Health & Healing from the Underground, hosted by Sarah Falkner and Lauren Giambrone. The monthly show is dedicated to exploring healing and wellness from a liberatory perspective, critiquing top-down hierarchical systems and instead looking up and around from below and alongside--the way roots and rh... read more.

  • April 25, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

So excited to finally have my new book out in the world! The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life is now officially available! You can get your copy at your favorite independent bookstore, or right here on Amazon.     Here's a sneak peek excerpt, on food as medicine: "One of the most common ways of healing self, family and friends is with homemade herbal medicines called “meals.” As Hippocrates said, “Let your food be your medicine, and your... read more.

  • April 04, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Another new blog post up on the Open Center website! "There are numerous ways in which herbs can enhance sexuality and lovemaking in addition to awakening and appealing to the senses. They can also help by decreasing anxiety and inhibitions, relaxing physical tension, increasing circulation, and strengthening vitality. In my webinar “Herbal Love Medicine for Valentine’s Day” on Feb. 9, I will share creative ways to use circulation-enhancing spices like cinnamon, heart healing herbs like roses, aphrodi... read more.

  • January 21, 2014

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

New blog post up on the New York Open Center Website! "A healthy immune system is like healthy soil in a garden. It is the ground of your being, and when well it has the ability to fend off pathogens so that you don’t succumb to every virus, bacteria, or pathogenic microbe that passes by or even enters into you. It is a remarkably intelligent system that, in addition to its innate abilities, acquires new knowledge through experience. It learns how to identify, tag and neutralize or destroy foreign presence... read more.

  • January 16, 2014