Plants for the People with Erin Lovell Verinder
Plants are our past. Plants are our future. We are diminished if we can’t celebrate plants, properly understand their powers and harness their energy to heal ourselves.
An antidote to the frenetic pace of modern life, Plants for the People offers a beginner’s guide to plant medicine as a source of self-care, vitality and wellness.
Plants for the People is an exploration of the plant world through the eyes of a master herbalist, weaving ancient wisdom with a modern approach to plant medicine. This is a beginner’s guide to using plants to restore vitality and a general sense of wellbeing, with recipes for easy-to-make teas, tinctures, syrups, balms and baths. Throughout there are golden tips and tonics for addressing common ailments such as bloating, bad skin, lack of energy, winter coughs and colds, jangling nerves and many other present-day complaints.
An evolution of herbal-medicine books of the past, Plants for the People is a modern presentation of an ancient craft. This is plant medicine’s time to shine.
6:00pm arrivals for 6:30pm start.
Erin Lovell Verinder is a fully qualified Western herbalist, nutritionist, energetic healer, mentor and educator. She has walked the plant path for almost 20 years, working with natural medicine to promote health and wellbeing. She is committed to empowering others to reconnect to their innate ability to heal, and to look to nature for remedies and insights.
Erin teaches regularly on the power of plant medicine. She has written for multiple online platforms and magazines such as The Planthunter and Vogue Australia. Erin lives and works in the lush, green surrounds of the Byron Bay hinterland.
Georgina Reid is a Sydney based writer, designer and gardener. With a background in landscape design, horticulture and journalism, she’s the editor and creative director of The Planthunter online magazine.
In 2018 she released her first book, with photographer Daniel Shipp, titled The Planthunter: Truth, Beauty, Chaos and Plants.
In addition to editing The Planthunter, Georgina works with select clients to help them tell their story and make big ideas happen. She also contributes to a range of design publications, such as The Design Files, and hosts regular-ish Planthunter events.
Georgina is regularly asked to speak at design, cultural and landscape events such as Melbourne Writers Festival, Vivid Sydney, Garden Design Series Sydney, Melbourne Rare Plant Fair, Food and Words and more. She’s also been a guest on a bunch of podcasts, like ABC Conversations and Cultivating Place.
18:00–20:00 Where: Books Kinokuniya Sydney