The Herb Bus has driven many miles this past year. And though she is approaching a quarter of a century old with hundreds of thousands of miles under her fan belt, each time I ask her to make a trip, either around Atlanta to service our regular stations, to the mountains to gather medicines, or to provide a pop-up clinic as far away as Montana, she is always revving to go. And that is because doing this work, serving those in need, isn’t a burden. It nourishes us. With each clinic we run, we grow from the friends we make and the pain we can help to ease. This is the path of serve. And what an incredible gift that by our work as herbalists, we have the chance to serve not only the people, but the plants and the planet.
There are so many ways to spread the health; how can you feed the flame to keep yourself, your family, and your community warm this winter?