Hillary Banachowski / Queen Bee of Sacred Roots

Hillary is the farm manager, community herbalist, herb grower , teacher and event coordinator behind Sacred Roots . She has been immersed in the herbal world for well over a decade - studying and practicing in the Western, Ayurvedic, and Folk Herbalism traditions. Prior to starting Sacred Roots in 2012, Hillary tended the medicinal herb gardens for Dr. Jim Duke at the Green Farmacy Garden.


2022 Interns and Volunteers

From left to right : Ashley D. ,Holly H., our two youngest interns, Sophia and Eva and mom, Natalie R., Greg H., Zaylan H.


More soaking wet interns...and fun...

Hillary, Ashley D, Rebeckah J, and Holly H.


David Browne / Earth Skills


David is the Earth skills go to guy and hut maker extraordinaire, blacksmith in training and classical guitar virtuosso.


Dr. Adam M. Davis / Naturalist

Adam is an experienced, multidisciplinary naturalist. Information about his earth and environmental consulting services is available at