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ELLEN EVERT HOPMAN
Ellen Evert Hopman is a resident of Western Massachusetts, USA.
She is a Master Herbalist and lay Homeopath who holds an
M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling. Hopman is a founding member of The Order of the White Oak (Ord Na Darach Gile, www.whiteoakdruids.org) and its former Co-Chief, a Bard of the Gorsedd of Caer Abiri, and a Druidess of
the Druid Clan of Dana. She was Vice President of The Henge of
Keltria, an international Druid Fellowship, for nine years. She has also
been at times a member of The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship (ADF).
Hopman has been a teacher of Herbalism since 1983 and of Druidism
since 1990. She is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild.
Hopman has presented on Druidism, herbal lore, tree lore, Paganism, and
magic at conferences, festivals, and events in Northern Ireland, Ireland,
Scotland, Canada, and the United States. She has participated in numerous
radio and television programs including National Public Radio's "Vox Pop"
and the Gary Null show in New York. She presented a weekly "herb
report" for WRSI radio out of Greenfield, MA for over a year and was a
featured subject in a documentary about Druids on A&E Television's "The
Unexplained" (Sacred Societies, February 1999).
Ellen Evert Hopman is a voice for Herbalists and Druids in modern society and is the author of a growing number of books.
Her first novel, Priestess of the Forest: A Druid Journey (Llewellyn, February 2008), was an exciting new project for her, combining a heart-warming fictional romance with practical Druid rites and rituals. The sequel is called The Druid Isle (Llewellyn, April 2010). The third volume in the series is Priestess of the Fire Temple: A Druid's Tale (Llewellyn, March 2012).
Her newest non-fiction work is Scottish Herbs and Fairy Lore (Pendraig Publishing, June 21, 2011) and she recently released a new herbal called Making Kitchen Medicines - A Practical Guide (Dreamz-work Productions, April 2010)
A Druid's Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine (Inner Traditions - Bear and Company, June 2008) is the long awaited sequel to A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year.
Other books include;
Being a Pagan: Druids, Wiccans, and Witches Today(Destiny Books, 2001),
Walking the World in Wonder - A Children's Herbal(Healing Arts Press, 2000),
A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year (Destiny Books, 1994)
People of the Earth: The New Pagans Speak Out (Inner Traditions, 1995, currently out of print) and Tree Medicine-Tree Magic (Phoenix Publishing, Inc., 1992, currently out of print)
She has also released video tapes and DVDs on the subjects covered in her books through Sawmill River Productions. See clips of her videos here;
Recent Podcasts and Interviews
October 12, 2011
The Canadian radio show "Celtic Storytellers and Friends" aired October
September 17, 2011
July 13, 2011
July 7, 2011
June 29, 2010
April 28, 2010
April 7, 2010