Meet Dawn

Dawn Combs, M.A., is an ethnobotanist with over 20 years experience.

Dawn founded Mockingbird Meadows and is the creator of all the farm’s products. She is an author, speaker and well-known whole plants health educator who writes for several national magazines including Heirloom Gardener, Mother Earth Living and Hobby Farms Magazine. She and her husband Carson live and work on the farm with their two children.

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Fresh herbs in first aid kit

Why I Don’t Like “Herbal Medicine”

heallocal / Herbal Healing / 21 responses

If you’ve been reading anything from me for the past several years, it may surprise you to hear that I…

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Harvest Peppers

The Bigger Picture in the Fire Cider Controversy

heallocal / Herbs in History / 10 responses

By now some of you may have heard about the controversy over fire cider. If you know about fire cider…

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Welcome to Heal Local Online!

heallocal / News / 6 responses

Welcome to our new site, Heal Local! The idea for this site was born after my book Heal Local, 20…

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