Course 20 | A Day in the Life of Our Herbal Graduates: Mini-Documentary

Dream big with your new herbal knowledge! Follow 3 of our herbal graduates for a full day in their fascinating careers.


Length: 0.5 hours

Instructor: Herbal Graduates

This course is only available with the following program:

  • Community Herbalist Online

    Full Certificate Program

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Meet your course instructor

Herbal Graduates

Lance Staples, Michelle Reichert, Gina Gibbons, and Marissa Pulaski are all herbal graduates of Pacific Rim College, located on the Lekwungen (Songhees) and WSÁNEĆ nations in Victoria, BC, Canada. All four alumni have chosen a unique path with their herbal education that is both in line with their passions and making a powerful impact.

Course description

Join 3 of our herbal graduates for a day in the life of their fascinating herbal careers.
You will meet:
  • Lance Staples of Lance Wildcraft – Join Lance as he shows you what it’s like to be a mushroom forager in the Vancouver Island backcountry. Watch him sustainably forage for lobster and chanterelle mushrooms which he sells to restaurants.
  • Michelle Reichert of Apotheka Herbal Boutique – Michelle put her herbal education into action and she now owns a herbal apothecary. She and her team of herbalists offer herbal medicine consults and create tailor-made herbal formulas.
  • Gina Gibbons and Marissa Pulaski of Pure Planets – This powerful duo teamed up after dreams of adding crystal infusions to herbal elixirs. Watch their day unfold as they take care of business in the morning and host a herbal elixir community event in the evening.
Sit back and relax while you get to know these inspiring alumni!

Lesson plan

1. A Day in the Life of our Herbal Graduates