There's been some an interest in the forming of an Herbalist/Apothecary's
Guild in the East Kingdom.
We've got plenty of people interested, and we've had one meeting, and I
think the best thing to do is do some electronic discussion of what we
would like for the guild to *do*.
Some suggestions-- we don't have to do all or even most of these, I'm
Publish a newsletter (via the web with print copies for the
Have events or symposia at other events
Compile a list of those willing to teach either classes or
Create a Web page with resources
Do something at events, like a 'portable herb garden' or display
Sponsor local guilds
Provide a 'rating' level as Athena's Thimble (Kingdom Needlework
Also, I'm assuming our focus is on re-creating medieval herbal (and
apothecary) practice in so far as it is safe. If others are interested in
other foci, please speak up!
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, mka Jennifer Heise jenne@...
disclaimer: i speak for no-one and no-one speaks for me...
"The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.
But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle
and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will
kill you too but there will be no special hurry." -- E. Hemingway