Maya Blow is an herbalist and classical homeopath practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied herbal medicine at the California School of Herbal Studies in Northern California and also completed four years of homeopathic medical school at the Institute of Classical Homoeopathy in San Francisco. After graduating Maya went on to teach materia medica at the ICH. She is also currently on the faculty of the Institute of Urban Homesteading based out of Oakland, California. Maya has been studying, practicing and making herbal medicine for over fifteen years and brings to her practice an innate sensitivity, empathy and powerful intuition towards her clients. Besides her passion for holistic and alternative medicine, Maya is an artist, mother of two, farmer, and avid crafter. Maya teaches nature studies, gardening, herbal medicine making and many other homesteading and DIY classes. She has been making and teaching art for two decades and continues to draw her inspiration from her love of nature. Some of her hobbies include organic gardening, animal husbandry, foraging for wild food, fermenting and canning, making herbal medicine, cheese making, and dying with plants. She currently runs a handcrafted herbalism CSA from her organic farm in El Sobrante where she lives with her husband and sons, chickens, bees and jersey milk cows.
Soul Flower Farm is a small organic farm located in the San Francisco East Bay Hills of California. Soul Flower strives to incorporate biodynamic farming methods and permaculture design to be self-sustaining. Raising jersey cows, chickens, ducks, bees, and boys, gardening, giving back, sharing with community, and practicing holistic medicine keeps Soul Flower Farm busy. For information about tours, classes, work parties or our products, email email@example.com. Follow Maya & Soul Flower Farm’s adventures at soulflowerfarm.blogspot.com.