Our Mission

“We give to the land and the land gives back. Without the care for the land we get sick.” - Tao Orion

Our goal is to restore the importance of place-based identity through reestablishing reciprocity and stewardship with the land, especially within the urban domain. We propagate these intentions through collaboration, guided plant tours, workshops and activity-based educational tools.

Whether used as medicine, food, dye, cordage or building material, Common Knowledge is a platform for sharing cross-cultural information about how we have lived symbiotically with our green allies throughout the centuries. The incredible virtues of “common” plants should once again be part of “common knowledge.” As a starting point, this endeavor’s focus is on plants found within the urban landscapes of the Northeastern United States.

“The more something is shared, the greater the value becomes” -Robin Wall Kimmerer. This project is my gift as an artist and herbalist to increase awareness of these enormous gifts. Read more…



Contact us today to see how we can work together!