Autumn has been inspired by plants since childhood and has studied herbalism and ethnobotany for the last 20 years with an affinity for the plants, seaweeds and mushrooms of Northern California (she has a BA in Anthropology with an emphasis in Ethnobotany). Autumn has guest hosted KPFA’s Herbal Highway, co-organized free community herb festivals and has held positions at Rosemary’s Garden, Simplers Botanical and KW Botanicals. Currently she teaches edible and medicinal plant classes at the California School of Herbal Studies ( and for the Herb Pharm Intern program and is also a consultant for Herb Pharm.