Medicinal Plants represents one of the cornerstones to our exploration and discovery of the Ancient kinship between People, Plants and Pollinators! We grow over 100 varieties of Medicinal plants on our 30 acres.
Fonta has been a Master Herbalist for over 15 years. She studied with a long lineage of wise woman but most notably was one of her first teachers Donna D’Terra of Yerba Wombman School of Botanical Medicine at Motherland. She’s was also a student of the late great Juliette De Bairclay Levy, midwife Jan Perrone, as well as many other collaborators to her early growth as an herbalist and student of botany. She has taught classes in Herbalism since the very beginning of her work with plants sharing knowledge all over the west coast. From esteemed herbal conferences, the Women’s herbal symposium to festivals and free skill shares. Fonta has been developing and sharing hands on skills for close to 20 years.
Matthew has been studying Botanicals since his days at College of the Redwoods in Humboldt County. Where he became very proficient at Botany, Plant Id, Propagation and Greenhouse Management. There he received an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences in 1999. He then went on to study Agriculture at Chico State where he pioneered the Organic studies movement in a mostly conventional agriculture school. He graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors in Science/ Agriculture degree.
Together Fonta & Matthew have wildcrafted, grown, collected, and shared rare medicinal herbs for over 20 years!
Today the collection at Wild Everlasting peaks at 100’s of cultivars
Alongside an abundance of biodiverse Native and Naturalized medicinal plants.
We formulate all our Botanicals with exclusively organic ingredients grown in our fields or foraged in our forests! All wax and honey produced in our Apiary and alchemized for peak potency, optimal effectiveness and energetic intention.
Our small batch eclectic apothecary sets the bar for purity, and potency in medicine and all formulations are only available seasonally!