Join a group of seasoned herbalists for an International Herbalist Day special event.
In this webinar we will discuss the most important issues currently facing herbal medicine in Canada and around the world today.

Bring your questions and curiosity as we look at topics such as:
-building a clinical practice
-working with other health care professionals
-quality control around herb sourcing
and more!

Meet Your Hosts

Chanchal Cabrera
Chanchal is a medical herbalist with 35 years of clinical practice. She runs a private herbal medicine clinic with a specialty in holistic oncology, and teaches classes in clinical herbal medicine through various schools in North America and the U.K.

Chanchal lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband manage Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden, a 7-acre internationally registered botanic garden specializing in food and medicine plants, and where they host apprenticeships in sustainable food production and herbal medicine. The farm also hosts Gardens without Borders, a federally registered not-for-profit society established to run the botanic garden and provide horticulture therapy.

Most recently, Chanchal has written her second book, Holistic Cancer Care: An Herbal Approach to Preventing Cancer, Helping Patients Thrive during Treatment, and Minimizing the Risk of Recurrence, published by Storey Publishing.
Colleen Emery
Colleen Emery is a Clinical Herbalist who has been in a client centred, barrier free herbal medicine practice for over two decades. After having graduated from the Master Herbalist Program at Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, Colleen went on to study with the East West School of Planetary Herbology, the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy and School for Aromatic Studies, and David Winston’s Centre for Herbal Studies.

Founded in 2003, Colleen Emery owns and operates Emery Herbals, a Compounding Botanical Dispensary, Healing Suites and Teaching Centre in the rural West Kootenay Mountains, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded təmxʷulaʔxʷ (homeland) of the Sinixt Peoples.

Emery Herbals provides education opportunities both onsite and online with a focus on Advanced Clinical Skills and Student Clinic opportunities. Colleen sits as President of the British Columbia Herbalists Association and is a co-organizer of the Canadian Herb Conference, Kootenay Herb Gathering and the Vancouver Island Herb Gathering.

Yarrow Willard
Yarrow Willard is the current director of Wild Rose Herbal College and creator of Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms, as well as co-teaching several Wild Rose courses and instructing workshop webinars in the Wild Rose Herbal Village. He is also the co-founder of Harmonic Arts.

Yarrow resides in the unceeded territory of the Comox First Nations on Vancouver Island.

As an educator, YouTuber (Herbal Jedi) and herbal ambassador, Yarrow delivers rich and original content, focused on reclaiming health and deepening connection with the natural world. His approach to plant medicine is one of combining old world knowledge systems with modern day health needs in an innovative and digestible way.