Joanne Bauman

Prairie Magic Herbals


Joanne Bauman (who runs Prairie Magic Herbals) is a Kansas herbalist, teacher, writer, herb grower, and medicine-maker with 20 years of experience. Let her teach you to connect with plants, revealing how to appreciate and collaborate with them to empower your health. Bauman presents at MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS and the Midwest Women’s Herbal conference, she blogs with Herbal Living, and she podcasts for the Mother Earth News Network’s “Heirlooms & Herbals.” She also volunteers with Herbalists Without Borders (HWB), serving as their community herbal apothecary coordinator and Kansas chapter coordinator.

Joanne will be speaking at the Kansas Fairs


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Prairie Medicine Plants

For countless generations, Native Americans and Plains settlers have used the plants around them for food and medicine. Share in the lore and medicinal uses of some of Joanne Bauman's favorite healing plants. She aims to increase appreciation for these plants at a time when prairies and their biodiversity urgently need protection throughout the region. She also addresses sustainability and the ethical purchasing of native species to propagate.
Organic Gardening Natural Health

Available In:

Kansas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Heirloom Gardener Stage

Natural Home Cleaning

Ditch the toxic and harmful chemical products. Learn all about inexpensive natural herbal home cleaners that are simple to make. Use herbs and hydrosols to scent instead of essential oils. Joanne Bauman leads the audience room by room with recipes for making natural dish soap, degreaser, sink and oven cleaner, sanitizers, disinfectants, formulas for dusting and scouring, floor cleaners, carpet refreshers, detergent, and more.
Organic Gardening Natural Health

Available In:

Kansas, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Cappers Farmer Stage

Herbal Antivirals

Gain an understanding of viruses, how they mutate and become resistant, and the infections they cause. Learn about herbal antivirals, growing them, preparations, and recommended dosages. Herbalist Joanne Bauman discusses influenza; respiratory viruses such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS); mosquito-borne viruses such as encephalitis, West Nile, and Zika; tick-borne viruses; Epstein-Barr; herpes simplex; and shingles. Knowing more can also help you in a pandemic or emergency situation, or any situation in which you have limited or no access to pharmaceutical medicines.
Organic Gardening Natural Health

Available In:

Kansas, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
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