Catch up with what's going on at Herbalist & Alchemist
Summer News        August 2017       Vol.9 No. 2
As Summer winds down...enjoy the the season's fresh fruits, vegetables and, of course, herbs.          
Thank You for 35 Years of Support!

Anniversaries are a time of reflection. As we celebrate Herbalist & Alchemist's 35th anniversary, we send a heartfelt thank you to all the herbalists, retailers and consumers whose trust in the quality and effectiveness of the herbal products we make & sell have helped us grow while never losing sight of David Winston's original mission.  
 
To achieve the practitioner quality of H&A products, made by herbalists from fresh herbs, requires a greater commitment than mass market offerings, costs more, and by its nature sometimes means a delay in some products being available. We know it's easier and cheaper to just sell powdered herbal products, and we are grateful to all of you for demonstrating commitment to H&A's superior quality.
Here's to the next 35 years working together!
Sharable Social Media Posts
   
We've had customers say that it would be helpful to have some materials to share with customers in newsletters and via social media. We're working on it-beginning with an anniversary overview of H&A. Feel free to cut and paste.

Be sure to tag us on your facebook post.  
Upcoming Events

Natural Products Expo East: We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore.
  
Herb Walk - Wednesday, September 13, 1PM to 5PM
We are once again sponsoring the American Herbal Products Association's  Herb Walk the day before the show.
  • David Winston, RH (AHG) is one of the "herbal tour guides."
  • Includes transportation by bus from the Baltimore Convention Center to the nearby James (Jim) Duke's Green Farmacy Garden
  • As a special thank you to the people who support H&A this year each customer on the walk will receive a celebratory stainless steel H&A 35th anniversary logo water bottle.
  • You can add the Herb Walk to your Expo registration here...
Show Floor - Thurs, Fri & Sat, Sept 14-16 
  • Visit Us Booth #3236 -  Enter Contest to WIN Baskets or Kindle
  • Thurs & Fri
    •  2PM to 3PM David Winston Book Signing
    • 4PM Herbal Library Basket Giveaways

  •  Sat 
    • 2PM Drawing for Kindle HD8 with Alexa
      loaded with David Winston lectures and Specific Indications Book
We'll have some of the special 35th anniversary stainless water bottles for established customers who visit the booth while supplies last, so stop by early!
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American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association Annual Conference
October 2017 in San Diego. Look for us if you are one of our Veterinarian customers. We are proud sponsors of this event. It's always interesting and inspiring to see how herbs are helping more animals every year. 
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American Herbalists Guild Annual Symposium
October 2017 in Silverton, Oregon.  Even though David is not speaking this year, we are proud sponsors of this visionary event. Visit H&A's table and enter to win a "Build Your Herbal" Library Basket.   
Coming Soon: New Website Shopping Tools  
 
We're in the process of updating the H&A website shopping cart and customer account software, and can't wait for you to experience it. Customers will be able to set up accounts and track orders. The search function will be improved, and while we're at it we're updating the FAQs and Resource sections.
Coming this fall!
David Winston's Students: Where Are They Now? 

For each newsletter we interview one of David Winston's former students to find out what motivated them to learn about herbal medicine and how they are using their training.

Richard Mandelbaum RH i s a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn and in Sullivan County, NY. Richard has been a practicing herbalist since 1997, with a background in both Chinese and Western herbal traditions, and early in his career worked at H&A making herbal products. He is currently on the faculty at David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies in Washington, NJ.
 
Past Events
 
One of the events at the International Herb Symposium we attended recently was a combined authors book signing event, in which David Winston participated. H&A donated 5% of all book sales at the event to the United Plant Savers.  
 
Build Your Library basket winners:
  • International Herb Symposium: Rachel Oblka
  • Medicines from the Earth: Jessica Vanregenmorter
David Winston's Herbal Salon 2017 Schedule*    

Don't miss David's Herbal Salons held once a month on Wednesdays at Noon Eastern time.  These educational webinars are free to Health Food Store employees or Practitioners that carry H&A products. If you wish to receive an invitation to the next Herbal Salon please email karen@herbalist-alchemist.com. 

September  6 - ADHD
 
October 11  - Metabolic Syndrome 
November 1 - Anxiety 
December  6 - Thyroid 
*Dates and Topics are subject to change 
David Winston's Herbal Jeopardy-Winter Edition Contest    

Answer correctly & you will be entered into a drawing to win a H&A "cash card" worth $50.00 towards future purchases of our quality products.   
Our Spring Contest winner was Dana Mockenhaupt from Bastyr University, but congrats to all who answered "Cleavers; Catchweed; Goose Grass; botanical name Galium aparine" as the correct answer.
Center For Herbal Studies
David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies     
David's 2016-2018 class is deep into their studies in the current Herbalist Training Program. If you've thought about expanding your herbal medicine knowledge, you can't do better than this two-year program, which David has been teaching for 36 years. David's past students use their training in a variety of ways: clinical work, research, hospital care, product manufacturing, retailing and educating.

Thinking about enrolling in the September 2018 class?  You can attend the two-year course in person or online. Classes are held once a week on Tuesday evenings.  
Use the button above to find more information and see where else David is teaching this year on his Center for Herbal Studies website.

David Winston Resources 
   
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