Ali Rohde is an herbalist, forager, writer and permaculture designer living on the land of the Lenape people in what is now called northern New Jersey. She comes from a long line of herbalists, and has been foraging and practicing herbal medicine more formally for just under a decade. She has studied with the Herbal Academy of New England and has completed the Vitalist Herbal Practitioner program with Sajah Popham at the School of Evolutionary Herbalism. Her specialty is working with nourishing, abundant wild plants, and her passion is empowering people to work with the herbs that grow right outside their doors. In 2017, she started Northern Sky Botanicals and is currecntly the Head Witch in Charge (or well, the only witch, actually), mixing up new products, keeping the shop stocked with herbal goodness, writing for the Herbals Blog, and generally keeping this little ship afloat.