for all your eastern massachusetts botanical needs
organizations & institutions
New England's premier herb festival! It takes place in Somerville on the first weekend of every June. In 2019 it will be on June 1st and 2nd at the Armory. We'll be there! And don't miss the Wintergreen Market which takes place each November on Small Business Saturday (November 30th, 2019).
Working to make the Boston landscape a more delicious place.
Transforming landscapes and lives by bringing gardens & horticultural education into Massachusetts prisons.
Classes, clinics, and herbs galore.
Apprenticeships, classes, and workshops.
A gathering place in Jamaica Plain.
herbalists, health practitioners, & educators
Flowerfolk Herbs (Somerville & Melrose)
Taproot Healing (Jamaica Plain)
Toadstool Walks (Forest Bathing in the Green and Forested Pockets of Boston and Beyond)
shops, restaurants, bakeries, & farms
Agricultural Hall (Jamaica Plain)
Boston General Store (Brookline & Dedham)
Brookwood Community Farm (Canton)
Cambridge Naturals (Cambridge & Brighton)
Crose Nest (Lowell)
Curio Spice (Cambridge)
Follow the Honey (Cambridge)
Monumental Cupcakes (Jamaica Plain)
Making Plant Medicine by Richo Cech
Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants by "Wildman" Steve Brill
Herbal Rituals: Recipes for Everyday Living by Judith Berger
Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification By Thomas J. Elpel
Zines by our former apprentice Maribeth Keane
The Arnold Arboretum (Jamaica Plain)
The Fenway Victory Gardens (Boston)
Franklin Park (Jamaica Plain)
The Blue Hills Reservation (Canton)
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Watertown)
Tower Hill (Boylston)
Bonsai West (Littleton)
Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens (New Bedford)
herb lovers elsewhere
Fat of the Land (Hudson Valley, NY)
Way Up There, Vermont
Sacred Botanica (Santa Cruz, CA)