After founding The Great Northern Tea Company in 2016, Hillie thought it was important that she gained a professional certification in the field of plant medicine and she enrolled at the Earthwalk School of Herbal Traditions in Rockland, Maine.  As she had been working with plants for the past 10+ years as a culinary healing modality, herbalism was an extension of her philosophy that the majority of our health successes and challenges stem from the building blocks we ingest as food... turning to either "medicine" or "poison" in the body based on a range factors varying from constituents in the food to our digestive capacity, emotional wellbeing, and so on.

She has recently completed a course of study in Clinical Herbalism class and is accepting clients for herbal counseling, incorporating this into her wellness work and informing her new ventures with The Great Northern Tea Company.

A slew of new herbal products are slated for store shelves in Fall of 2017.