Maya Blow is an herbalist and classical homeopath practicing at the Emeryville Health and Wellness Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied undergraduate history at Clark Atlanta University and San Francisco State University. Maya studied herbal medicine at the California School of Herbal Studies in Northern California and also completed four years of homeopathic medical school at the Institute of Classical Homoeopathy in San Francisco.
She is a current teacher for the California Women of Color Herbal Symposium. Maya has been studying, practicing and making herbal medicine for over fifteen years. Besides her passion for holistic and alternative medicine, Maya is an artist, mother of two, farmer, and avid crafter. Maya teaches nature studies, gardening, herbal medicine making and many other homesteading and DIY classes.
She has been making and teaching art for two decades and continues to draw her inspiration from her love of nature. Some of her hobbies include organic gardening, animal husbandry, foraging for wild food, fermenting and canning, making herbal medicine, cheese making, and dying with plants. Maya runs a handcrafted herbalism CSA from her organic farm where she grows fruit, vegetables and medicinal herbs, as well as tends bees and raises chickens and jersey milk cows. She is also founder and director of the School of Earth Medicine, Herbal Studies and Permaculture Design.