Kauai Farmacy Gardens: Bioregional Farm-to-Apothecary

Originally posted by Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine blog

December 2018
Text by Juliet Blankespoor and Devon Kelley-Mott
Photography by Juliet Blankespoor

Last winter, I had the pleasure of visiting the Kauai Farmacy Gardens with my family on a visit to Kauai, affectionately known as the Hawaiian “Garden Island.” I was intrigued by their thriving tropical farm-to-apothecary business model and was eager to meet the plants and people involved. Doug Wolkon, one of the co-founders of the gardens, generously spent an afternoon with us, showing us around the plantings and apothecary. Continue reading