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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…

 

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Contact us today to see how we can work together!