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Meet Your Instructor

Marie White

Marie White began her journey as an herbalist when the universe kept sending her herbalists to cross her path, when she finally decided to pay attention that there may be a reason why she was “coincidentally’ meeting all these plant people.

She realized Herbalism was meant for her when she would rather hole up with herb books and learn plant use, lore and history more than anything else.

Marie utilizes her passion for plants, organization, leadership, and working toward empowering more people with herbal knowledge to steer Wild Rose College through 2020 and beyond.

Marie instructs the Flower Essences Intensive for the Wild Rose Herbal Village, is a regular webinar host for the College, and is a co-creator of the Spring Herb Walk course, running every May. Hailing from downtown Montreal, she now lives and plays in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where she stewards a few acres full of medicinal herbs.

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Experience and History

Marie White is an herbalist and educator. Her work has appeared in print and online and she has collaborated with Alive magazine, the CHFA (Canadian Health Food Association), and many other leaders in the field of natural health and plant medicine, such as St Francis Herb Farm, CanPrev, and Aviva Romm, MD.

Marie studied herbalism at L’Herbothèque in Québec as well as with herbal practitioners on Vancouver Island, BC. She has a strong passion for women’s health and herbalism as a community practice & care.

  • Studies with Flora Medicina and L'Herbothèque (QC) in herbal medicine

  • Teaches herbalism workshops and classes, leads herb walks, and writes herbal zines

  • General Manager & Instructor, Wild Rose College