Here are some of my treasured resources, websites, books, and schools       
WEBSITES:        Apothecary Tea House in Carrboro, NC     Hand-crafted Organic Herbal Medicine (by my teachers)                       Sonoma County Herb Exchange - collective of medicinal plant growers

California School of Herbal Studies
Thai Massage School of Chaing Mai
Shri Yogi Hari's Ashram                

Humanure Handbook - a guide to composting human manure   by: Joseph Jenkins
       For those who have gotten to know my obsession with compost, you'll understand why this is first on the list!!
The Yoga of Herbs - an Ayurvedic guide to herbal medicine 
by: Dr. David Frawley and Dr. Vasant Lad
The Way of Herbs 
by: Michael Tierra, C.A., N.D.
Growing 101 Herbs that Heal - gardening techniques, recipes, and remedies 
by: Tammy Hartung Medical Herbalist
Grow your own medicinal herbs, empower the healer in you!
Harvesting Color - how to find plants and make natural dyes 
by:  Rebecca Burgess
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - a year of food life  by: Barbara Kingslover
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice - an ethnobotonist searches for new medicines in the Amazon rain forest 
      by: Mark J Plotkin, Ph.D.