January 28, 2020

when i'm deep in my diaspora feels, having phantom daydreams of what my life could have been like but then realize my soul has been in those wildflowers fields all along. 

#onbrand #canttakethepersianoutofthisbitch

January 21, 2020

Woke Without the Work is an online class for Non-BIPOC Herbalists, who are seeking to move beyond optical support of our communities, towards active, tangible and embodied practices of equity. An equity that is true, healthy and vibrant, and not just a disguise of woke...

January 3, 2020

As we TLC creep into January, we’ve been reflecting deep upon all that is living and emerging within us. This year has been the baby bitch slap we didn’t know we needed. So often we can get into the spiral of ‘do the work, be the work, carry the work’, without ever sto...

December 24, 2019

as i type this, the unmistakable aroma of fesenjoon, tachin, and chicken koobideh rise from the kitchen. the sofreh (altar) is adorned with pomegranates, persimmon, watermelon, dried fruits & nuts, candles, and the sacred books of hafiz.

tonight we will dance with the n...

November 27, 2019

as we move with intention into the new moon, we are still living so deeply within the brilliance and inspiration from our time at the 2019 biodynamic conference this past weekend! we were lifted, affirmed, inspired, and held up by the power and grace of our bipoc famil...

November 18, 2019

I had the deep pleasure of writing a guest blog for the folks over at Learning Herbs. I chose to talk about one of my greatest herbal loves, saffron! Did you know that the saffron harvest commences in November? There is no better time to learn the folklore and many use...

October 30, 2019

to be real i daydream about breaking up with herbalism often. don't get it twisted, my relationship to the plants and service/care are lifelong, i could really just do without the commodifying/branding/capitalizing that is now synonymous with herbalism.

when i daydream...

October 17, 2019

Saffron by Amir Safi

My mother picks up the pestle and mortar and does to saffron what the clerics have done to her country/ pours in steaming water till the liquid in the bowl becomes the Caspian swallowing the sun/ it smells like a home I have not returned to in 10 ye...

October 10, 2019

Still very much living within the sweetness of this group, who came together to take part in Wild Gather's program, Seeds of Herbalism 2019. I feel deeply grateful to my teaching partner and dear friend, Lauren, for constantly reaffirming how positive and uplifting it...

September 1, 2019

 The end of August always hits me in a bittersweet kind of way. The thought of summers wildness and warmness fading can make me feel majorly blue. here's my inspo list for whats getting me through the august blues:

1. day lily orange lipstick (saw-c exotic tangerine)

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