Brittany Nickerson is a practicing herbalist, health educator, and cook. She combines knowledge of nutrition and a passion for using food as medicine with her training in Western, Ayurvedic, and Chinese herbal medicine. Her treatment and teaching approach emphasize personal empowerment, preventative home healthcare, and whole body wellness. Brittany runs Thyme Herbal Healing Center in Amherst, Massachusetts where she teaches a three year Herbal Apprenticeship Program, as well as courses in herbal cooking and homesteading. She teaches women’s health at the University of Massachusetts and is the organizer of the Northampton/Amherst Herbal Meet-up group.