Heidi is an experienced naturopath and medical herbalist with a passion for wild medicinal and nutritional plants.
Heidi regularly runs classes and workshops on herbal medicine and plant based nutrition. Her workshops combine her knowledge of natural health as it relates to nutrition, medicine, spiritual growth, environmentalism, creativity and the joy of living.
She has lectured in nutrition at RMIT University, run workshops on herbal medicine preparation and spoken at conferences and seminars. She was involved in the menopause program at The Women’s Hospital, was a guest speaker at the 2007 College of Lactation Consultants Victoria international conference and has participated in original research into the effects of herbal medicine on breast milk.
From 2012 until 2017 she was a lecturer and clinical supervisor at Endeavour College of Natural Health (Brisbane). In 2018 she founded The Community Herb School to bring Earth based herbalism and nature re-connection to the general public. She is currently a guest lecturer in Nutrition at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Heidi has a special interest in using wild plants for food and medicine. She is a mother of two and a long time vegetarian and vegan.