About Linda Conroy, MSS, MLSP
Committed to Creating Connections Through Nourishment, Beauty and Function.
Linda Conroy, MSS, MLSP
Founder of Moonwise Herbs
Linda Conroy dedicates her life to connecting with the green world. She is a practicing herbalist, providing herbal education, workshops and apprenticeships, as well as individual consultations and her herb store. Linda also holds two masters degrees: MSS (Master of Social Service) and MLSP (Master of Law and Social Policy). Linda is a community organizer and the founder of the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference.
Her primary mentors are the plants who never cease to instill a sense of awe in her daily life. Linda’s primary human mentors are Isla Burgess, Susun Weed and Marshall Rosenberg. She has also studied with Tieraona LowDog, MD, Stephen Buhner, Cascade Geller Anderson, Ryan Drum, Eaglesong and Sally King of Raven Croft Gardens, Matthew Wood, Suzanne Tabert and many others. She has studied as well as studies women’s mysteries with Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Z. Budapest, Vicki Noble, Starhawk, Jean Houston and other of our inspiring foremothers.
Linda also has a certificate in permaculture design, which she completed through the International Earth Activist Program and has been a student of compassionate nonviolent communication for close to 20 years. Linda has participated in the doula training through the Seattle School of Midwifery and the Midwifery Assistant Program through The Farm Midwives in Tennessee. In addition, she is trained as a Wilderness First Responder.
For over three decades Linda has presented programs throughout the Pacific Northwest, Midwest as well as other parts of the country. She is the creator of Moonwise Herbs and the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference and Mycelium Mysteries, a Women's Mushroom Conference. Participants in programs facilitated by Linda walk away with an appreciation for the natural world as well skills for incorporating plants into their daily life. Linda is the founder and one of the organizers for the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. Linda has been working to empower women for over 25 years. She is a vibrant, passionate woman who continually seeks to deepen her connection to the green world!