Our authors are dedicated to living the herbalism and homesteading life they write about. They’re experts in their field with plenty of experience under their belts. They each have their own approach to herbalism, but the underlying theme is practicality in helping others get started and expand their herbal skills. Take the time to get to know each of our authors here and through their writing. You’ll be glad you did.

Candace Hunter has more than 10 years of experience in herbalism, homesteading, shamanism, magic, and energetic work and more than 20 in writing, editing, and publishing. She is co-author of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. She lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley wit her family: Man, Boy, Dragon, Parrot, and Dog. She co-hosts Real Herbalism Radio, a bi-weekly podcast on herbs, homesteading, and the herbalist lifestyle. You can find her work online at The Practical Herbalist, CandaceHunter.com, and Ninth Degree Herbals.

Sue Sierralupé is a Certified Master Herbalist, Master Gardener, and Sustainable Landscape Specialist. She is the clinic manager and lead herbalist at Occupy Medical clinic. Sue is author of The Pocket Herbal: Medicinal Plants that Changed the World and co-author of The Practical Herbalist Herbal Folios series. She also co-hosts Real Herbalism Radio. Follow her blog Herbal Manifesto for commentary on herbs, parenting, nutrition and a whole lot more.