Michele Palazzo is a naturalist, herbalist, educator, activist, gardener and traveler with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Forestry as well as five years of focused herbal study. She has been working and exploring with plants and children for almost 20 years. She resides on the Lost Coast of Northern California on a homestead with her partner Cam and daughter Azalea where she grows food and medicine for them.
Michele teaches herb classes and workshops, she is the head teacher and site supervisor at Children’s House (a Montessori based preschool/kindergarten), she leads edible and medicinal plant hikes, has her own herbal line called Mama Palazzo's Herbal Remedies and offers environmental education for children and adults. Working with people and plants during her travels around the world has provided Michele with the incredible opportunity to learn herbal traditions of different cultures and share them with others in her teaching.