Linda Conroy is a bioregional herbalist, herbal and traditional food educator and a community organizer. She dedicates her life to connecting with the green world as well as sharing the wisdom of the earth. Her primary mentors are the plants who never cease to instill a sense of awe in her daily life. Linda has a certificate in permaculture design, which she completed through the International Earth Activist Program and has been a student of compassionate nonviolent communication for close to 20 years. Linda has participated in the doula training through the Seattle School of Midwifery and the Midwifery Assistant Program through The Farm Midwives in Tennessee. In addition, she is trained as a Wilderness First Responder. For over a decade Linda has presented well received programs and apprenticeship programs throughout the Pacific Northwest, Midwest as well as other parts of the country. She is the creator of the ever popular Wild Eats Community Meals, Moonwise Herbs, LLC and The Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. Participants in programs facilitated and/or organized by Linda walk away with an appreciation for the natural world as well skills for incorporating plants into their daily life. Linda is a vibrant, passionate woman who continually seeks to deepen her connection to the green world!
by Linda Conroy Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a plant that is often identified as a nuisance. Gardeners and farmers work to eradicate it and fail to see the potential food source that this plant offers. While I understand that it is quite vigorous and it does exude sinigrin a chemical that inhibits other plants, […]
By Linda Conroy www.moonwiseherbs.com www.midwestwomensherbal.com A couple of years ago I witnessed a woman express irritation at being called a lady. She was reacting to the idea of being considered an aristocrat the elitist connotations she associated with this term. As I listened I asked myself whether or not I took offense to this term. […]
It is once again time to ferment. Here is a simple and versatile recipe for making sauerkraut, with herbal options!To view a list of classes and workshops with Linda Conroy on fermentation, traditional food, including cheese making as well as classes on herbalism and health Click here Ingredients -cabbage -shredded carrots or burdock root (optional, […]
Salad dressing is something I have not purchased in a very long time. Back when I did purchase it, the ingredient list, no matter how “organic”, always contained something I had concerns about. As a result, I began making my own dressing and will never turn back. It is so simple and one of the […]
Incorporating herbs as condiments is great way to add flavor as well as nutrients to your diet. Condiments can be made with fresh or dried herbs and can be sprinkled on or added to salads, soups and really anything you are eating.If you look the word condiment up in the dictionary it is described as […]