Faculty Member

Marie White, CH

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Meet your Instructor

Marie White, CH

Marie instructs the Flower Essences Intensive for the Wild Rose Herbal Village, and is a co-creator of the Spring Virtual Herb Walk course. Hailing from downtown Montreal (Tio’tia:ke), she now lives and plays in the Cowichan Valley on the land of the Quw‘utsun on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Marie utilized her passion for plants, community, organization, leadership, and working toward empowering more people with herbal knowledge to steer Wild Rose College from 2018-2021. She was instrumental in creating a positive, inclusive culture of the college enabling it to continue to grow and influence students, plants and the world of herbal medicine through 2021 and beyond.

Her work centers on regenerative gardening, plant medicine, community building, and climate care. She is the author of The Intimate Herbal (2022) as well as the upcoming The Herbal Doula (2024), both through North Atlantic Books.

Experience and History

Marie White is an herbalist and educator. She is passionate about ethnobotany and the intersection of nature and community.

Marie oversaw the development of Wild Rose College program curriculum, student enrolment, and team building as General Manager from 2018-2021.

  • Studied with Flora Medicina and L’Herbothèque (QC) in herbal medicine
  • Teaches herbalism workshops and classes, leads herb walks, and writes
  • Community herbalist & herb gardener growing heaps of organic herbs and flowers
  • Author of The Intimate Herbal and The Herbal Doula
  • Instructor & former General Manager (2018-2021) Wild Rose College