Angel is registered nurse, community herbalist & teacher. Her journey as an herbalist started many years ago as she traveled around the country learning about plants and teaching herbal first aid. She attended the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine as an apprentice in 2003. Directly following this she earned her BSN in a nursing at the University of Southern Maine.
Her nursing career has been dedicated to working with underserved populations locally and internationally, working at clinics and community health projects such as the Health Care for the Homeless Clinic, Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic, Maine Migrant Health, Portland Community Health Center, and Positive Health Care & Frannie Peabody Center. Through her work within the field of HIV she has worked providing primary care to people living with HIV, as well as an HIV Medical case manager. In this role she advocated for primarily immigrant populations in Southern Maine.
She currently runs an herbalism program, Reclaiming our Roots Community Herbalism. This project was created with social justice principles of creating affordable access to herbal education and medicine. She continues to teach classes, make medicine and host a free monthly Tea Thyme in North Stonington, CT. She also currently works with her wife at Natural Family Health & Integrative Medicine as a nurse educator, medicine maker and office manager. www.reclaimingourroots.com
Angel will be co-leading our First Aid Station at the 2020 Florida Herbal Conference and will teach the following class:
Hearth & Home Medicine
Nourishment begins in the kitchen! Whether this be nourishment for the body, mind or heart. We will discuss common kitchen herbs and their medicinal properties. Learn how to make your own medicine to support you and your families health & wellbeing. Using your food as medicine to support deep immune function, settle a cough, support healthy digestion and much more.