Name: Annie Hall
Occupation: Assistant Director at the Herbal Academy of New England
Place of Residence: Boston, Massachusetts
Background and Personal History: After leaving a rewarding nonprofit career, Annie followed her heart to Vermont where she spent a happy and transformative summer as an intern with Rosemary Gladstar at the Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center. There, she fell in love with herbs and learned plant identification, wildcrafting, medicine making, and gardening.
In 2012, Annie transitioned into the role of Assistant Director at the Herbal Academy of New England, the home of the Online Introductory Herbal Course and the Online Intermediate Herbal Course, and meeting place for Boston area herbalists. Annie spearheads much of the online course development alongside Marlene Adelmann, the Director at the Academy. Annie also manages the student community forums, writes and edits blog articles, and provides photography for the website.
Annie is deeply passionate about mindful living, whole plant-based foods, earth-friendly lifestyles, and strives to help make the world a more humane and habitable place. Annie is delighted to be in a position where she can help sow the seeds of herbalism and ecological awareness in the greater Boston area.
About the Herbal Academy of New England:
With roots in greater Boston, The Herbal Academy of New England is an educational resource offering online programs and local workshops, herbal clinics, and weight loss counseling. The Academy is committed to researching and gathering information and tools to help support a lifestyle of self-awareness and whole body care. It is the Herbal Academy of New England's desire to encourage individuals and society to make sustainable and meaningful changes so as to use earth's resources with greater wisdom and respect.
Check in on the HANE blog for articles covering herbalism, tea, real food recipes, and healthy living.
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