The Who, What, Why and How of Herb Mountain Farm’s Instagram

Why follow this account? Who am I posting for? What is the intention of this Instagram? How does time spent on social media platforms add up as far as serving the higher good? ~ I am diving deep into these questions as I step into the…

Blogs for Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

Mary Plantwalker has been enjoying penning some articles for Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine's Blog! Check them out! Compost Magic for the Medicinal Herb Garden Essential Gardening Tools for the Home Gardener Medicinal Herb Gardening…

Agriculture made New through the Old Way

Regenerative Agriculture for the Layman and Woman For a long time, the hip word tossed around in the green movement was “sustainability”—sustainable forestry, living sustainably, sustainable goods, sustainable farming practices etc…More…

Appalachian Tea Ceremony

What exactly is an Appalachian Tea Ceremony and why might you want to come? Well, tea ceremonies have been around for thousands of years, honoring the plant Camellia sinensis, better known as Tea, but in the Appalachian Tea Ceremony, we take…

Earth Stewards Unite!

“One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen. An ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences…
Floral Gardens | Herb Mountain Farm | Weaverville, NC

Plants as Allies

Who among us is not in intimate relationship with the plant kindom? (Yes, that’s kindom, not kingdom, as we are all akin). Humans could not survive without the plants, and yet, they could survive fine without us. And despite this, they…

Retreat Centers

We chose to call our farm a Learning and Lodging Center, an alternative way of saying Retreat Center, in the hopes it would draw folks here looking for not only a place to rest and renew, but to also learn about and find something of meaning…
Herb Mountain Farm | Weaverville, NC

Species Inventory of Herb Mountain Farm

Hello everyone! Thank you so so much for visiting our website and checking out what we are up to here at Herb Mountain Farm! In 2014, Luke Cannon, aka Luke Leaning Deer, helped us compile a species list of the flora we have met on the property.…
Gardening | Herb Mountain Farm | Weaverville, NC

Cosmincidence

Mary Morgaine’s first introduction to Herb Mountain Farm and the Cosmincident that followed. “Be very careful what you set your heart upon, for you will surely have it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson    In 2005, A friend called and asked…