Deb Soule is the founder of Avena Botanicals, an herbal apothecary that specializes in organically grown remedies. A gardener, she teaches and consults with women and health care providers around the country. She lives in Rockland, Maine.
Susan Szwed is an herbalist and illustrator who teaches wild plant identification and the historical medicinal use of plants. She lives in Wytopitlock, Maine.