Staying In Touch & Getting The Word Out
The Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference is becoming an annual tradition for a growing community of folk herbalists and healers from across the country and beyond. If you are interested in seeing both this event and community grow – bringing together ever more people focused on healing, nature and creating a new paradigm – then please look over this page and decide how you might personally like to get involved.
Links to resources such as the TWHC Newsletter, Forum, related blogs and the Plant Healer Magazine can be found at the bottom of this page. Extra helpful, would be your assistance with getting the word out... suggestions and free downloads follow.
Spreading the Word
Please do what you can to get your friends and cohorts to join you for this unique weekend experience, and share your excitement with them even if they can’t attend.
1. Post a conference announcement as well as regular updates on your blogs and Facebook/Myspace pages, and post a permanent link to the TWHC Website there. Make use of all social networking tools to let like minded or like hearted folks know the event dates and website url.
2. Place either of these new color TWHC graphics/banners in a prominent spot on your website, blog and newsletters. The first is a TWHC Countdown that changes daily, just click and paste the html code below into your blog or website:
<div style="width:195px; text-align:center;" ><iframe src="https://www.eventbrite.com/countdown-widget?eid=2499062764" frameborder="0" height="496" width="195" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><div style="font-family:Helvetica, Arial; font-size:10px; padding:5px 0 5px; margin:2px; width:195px; text-align:center;" ><a style="color:#ddd; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" href="http://www.eventbrite.com/r/ecount" >Event Registration Online</a><span style="color:#ddd;" > for </span><a style="color:#ddd; text-decoration:none;" target="_blank" href="http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2499062764?ref=ecount" >Traditions in Western Herbalism 2012</a></div></div>
If you’d rather, you can copy and past the graphic below into your blog sidebar or website, linked to this TWHC Website:
3. Download, print & distribute the latest 8. 5” TWHC Color Poster, with particular emphasis on getting them up in healing centers, herb stores, whole foods markets, women’s centers, universities and cooperatives. Or request that we have a quantity sent to you, to be left in stacks at various places. Download:
4. If you know of any herbal related businesses, publications or health practitioners who might be interested in sponsoring or vending at the TWH Conference, please download and send them the:
5. Encourage any magazines in your area to write about it or interview Kiva or Jesse, focusing on it as a unique and life changing gathering. Or trust your innate writer, and compose an article on this work yourself. Or simply send us contact information for national or regional publications that you can recommend us contacting, to :
Kiva (at) TraditionsInWesternHerbalism (dot) org
Staying In Touch:
TWHC Publications & Resources
Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference Newsletter
The best way to remain informed about the development of the TWH Conference is to subscribe to the Traditions in Western Herbalism Newsletter, 12 or more PDF issues per year sent free to your email. To subscribe just enter your email address to the box subscription box at the top of the page.
The TWH Conference Forum
Check out the TWHC forum, featuring one section where you can share your excitement, questions and comments, and a second section set aside just for the making of RideShare arrangements, not only from distant parts of the country but also from the Flagstaff and Phoenix airports. Go to:
Plant Healer: A Journal of Traditional Herbalism
Enlivening The Practice, Culture & Art of Folk Herbalism
Plant Healer Magazine exists to inform, inspire and empower the many thousands of impassioned students and practicing herbalists, conservationists and activists, informal community healers and everyone taking responsibility for their and their family’s basic health care... a grassroots approach to the study and use of plant medicines.
Plant Healer showcases a broad range of voices and experiences, from the leading teachers and authors of our time to previously undiscovered practitioners with vital insights, from traditional Appalachian root doctors and feral wildcrafters to accredited urban herbalists and unpaid volunteers working in inner city free clinics... encouraging a living community of care givers, and exploring, supporting and disseminating the herbal traditions and folk practitioners of the Western world.
To subscribe, submit or advertise, go to:
The Medicine Woman’s Roots Blog
Consider subscribing to Kiva Rose’s free and highly acclaimed Medicine Woman blog, featuring some of her most recent articles, helpful announcements, and an archive of past posts on every aspect of folk herbalism today:
Anima Lifeways & Herbal Blog
For new, thought provoking articles by Jesse Wolf Hardin, Kiva, Lobas and allies on a wide range of topics, always from a nature-informed, healing perspective, subscribe to:
Over the course of the coming year, you will then be given the option of subscribing to new and more tightly focused Anima online magazines, illustrated journals/portals including the practical and liberatory “Homesteading/ReWilding”, and one devoted to the far reaches of well-grounded “EarthPath Shamanism”.
Anima Herbal & Lifeways Home Study Courses
Free Articles Archive
A large number of Anima healing, nature and self-growth articles for your reference and enjoyment at: