Jen Bredesen

Jen Bredesen is a Community Herbalist, Teacher and Lymphatic Bodyworker (she/they)

Jen brings 2.5 decades of herbal experience to the table in her teaching, working with clients in consultation & bodywork, and in kitchen witchery. They weave herbalism, nutrition, bodywork, ayurveda & energetics into their clinical practice in Sonoma County. Jen is passionate about intergenerational healing, herbal first aid work, supporting community leaders, activists, first responders, farmers, students, parents, elders, teachers & children as they nourish & guide the next generation. Jen collaborates with other herbalists, midwives & activists and has enjoyed organizing & working in the Wellness Tent for over a decade along with their cohorts in the first aid collective MASHH.  
Jen BredesenJen loves to create with the seasons and nourish self, family & community in the kitchen, work with microbiome restoration via fermentation, and has been a pioneer & consultant in brewing herbal beers.  Jen leans into learning from their roots in Norwegian, Prussian, Cherokee, Choctaw & Celtic lineages, and is calling in teachers from these lineages.

2023 Session 2

  1. UTIs    intermediate 
  2. Adaptogens & Nervine Tonics   intermediate
  3. Divining Our Moontime Magic with Robin Whealdon    beginning
    Through ritualized engagement with story, song, and movement, we will journey with the Moon as she moves through the cycles of each month in correlation with our monthly menstrual/hormonal cycle.