Artist Lauren Cooper

Friday, September 04, 2020 9:00 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
Artist Lauren Cooper

Susun Weed interviews Lauren Cooper.
Lauren Cooper is an artist , farmer and community herbalist living in the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Virginia. With her family she has owned and operated Greenstar Farm and Apothecary in Blacksburg, Va since 1991.
As an herbalist she grows , forages, stocks and markets locally a large apothecary of medicinal plant preparations with the help of apprentices, and runs a small free and barter clinic. Inspiration from her herbal practice informs her work as an artist. Lauren is the author and illustrator of : Greenstar Folk Herbal- Do It Yourself Plant Medicines For The People , published in 2019

Q & A topics in this episode include:
intestinal discomfort
goji berries
getting rid of fleas
tincture tea
herb infused oils
evening primrose
healing ancestral trauma

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