Monday, February 13th, 2012


Founder and co-owner of Orenda Herbal, Emily Ruff, is a community herbalist and educator and has developed her line of formulas from years of experience and training. Teamed up with the wise and healing hands of co-owner Jacqueline Feasel, the … Continue reading

Monday, September 26th, 2011


We just returned from Rootstalk hosted by Mountain Rose Herbs. It was an amazing four days of friendship, herbal study and wild forest fun. We are full of gratitude and endearment and we are wildly impressed. How can we thank … Continue reading

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

REGISTER EARLY FOR THE NORTHWEST HERBAL FAIR! We’d like to invite you to join us at the Northwest Herbal Fair Poppy Swap is sponsoring this awesome event! August 19 – 21, 2011 The 11th Northwest Herbal Fair returns August 19-21, … Continue reading

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

We are so grateful to Yumi Mitsuta and to Heather Nic an Fhleisdeir for organizing this relief effort for our neighbors in Japan. Please read the following information gathered from their facebook page. Location ADDRESS 3-25-10 Minamishinozaki Edogawa 133-0065, Tokyo, … Continue reading

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

My home sits is in the fertile cedar and fir rain forest of the northwest. After a summer of wildcrafting mugwort and producing organic moxa for my own acupuncture practice, I became excited to share it with acupuncturists everywhere. The … Continue reading

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

In April i went to Ashville herb festival! At that point I was actually naive enough to think poppy swap would be up and running….we didn’t even have hosting for the site! But I went anyway and I am so … Continue reading