Amanda Howe has been a Herbalist for over thirty years and is the owner of Black Bear Herbs, a Herb School and Herb Garden in Cumberland in the Comox Valley.
Amanda was raised and trained in the UK and has an MSc in Herbal Medicine. She is passionate about Herbs and Herbal Medicine and she loves to teach. She is happiest when she is in the garden teaching people how to grow, harvest, use and listen to the magic of the plants that are thriving there. Amanda was recognized by the Canadian Council of Herbalists Associations of Canada as a Herbal Elder of Canada for her contributions to education and her political work to retain access to Herbal Medicine for Canadians.