About Michele

In her 30 years as a mother, wife and gardener, Michele Tanner has enjoyed the beauty and bounty of the natural world and has incorporated it into her professional life as Culinary Artist and Chef. As Herbalist, Michele practices and teaches holistic daily living, with emphasis on the joy of achieving balance through proper food choices and the use of herbal allies to enhance the body's own healing power.

Michele has recently studied Fundamentals and Advanced Traditional Herbal Science, which included Anatomy and Physiology, Holistic Nutrition, Pathology and Protocols, MateriaMedica, Phytochemistry with therapeutic application, Plant Botany, Herbal formulation, Apothecary skills, and has received Clinical Professional Herbalist certification from the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism and the North Carolina School of Natural Healing Mountain Spirit School of Herbalism, both in Asheville, NC.

She lives, loves and gardens in Rutherfordton, NC, practicing ancient herbal and culinary customs to bring about nourishment to her wide circle of family, friends and clients.

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