Savayda Jarone is a Nova Scotian herbalist who has been on the herbal path for over twenty years. Her formative years as a herbalist were in Vancouver, where she completed the Phytotherapy program at Dominion Herbal College, studied with Don Ollsin, and had the great fortune to work at Gaia Garden Herbals for five years alongside Chanchal and many other great herbalists. She has been in clinical practice for fifteen years and runs a clinic and dispensary in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she also teaches several popular year-long herbal medicine courses for children and adults. She is a fertility awareness educator, cancer prevention strategist, member of the CCHA and an inspired force in the growth of the herbal movement in the east. She is excited to return to her herbal roots in BC for this herb gathering.