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The Gaia Difference

Meet Your Herbs™
Get proof of the purity, integrity, and potency in every Gaia Herbs product using our industry-first herb traceability program.

Gaia Organics™
We renew our organic commitment with 28 100% organic liquids.

Our People
Our people are our strength. Meet some of them here.

Purity+Integrity=Potency
Our process delivers the true potency of each herb.

Tour Our Farm

Our Passion, Our People

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    Aboca S.p.A
    Aboca cultivates 2000 acres of certified organic medicinal herbs at their farm & manufacturing facility in Tuscany, Italy and…

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    Adolfo
    Adolfo came to the farm in 2007 from Rio Verde, Mexico. His favorite crop is Echinacea because it is…

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    Adrian
    Weed eating is a big job at the Gaia Farm. Luckily, Adrian likes to weed. Organic farming can be…

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    Alejandro
    Alejandro has been farming since he was 13 years old. In Mexico he works in the fields growing maize…

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    Angela
    Vice President of Sales Operations Angela McElwee currently serves as Vice President of Sales Operations for Gaia Herbs and…

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    Beverly Yates, ND
    Professional Background: Dr. Beverly Yates, ND is a California licensed doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a 1994 graduate of…

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    Bill
    Vice President of Global Sourcing Bill Chioffi has been involved in the natural products industry for over 20 years…

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    Christian, Francesco, and Massimo
    Though not technically “Staff Members” – more like “family”, Christian, Francesco, and Massimo are the core representatives from Aboca,…

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    Daniel
    Daniel likes to pull weeds, a task many farmers would rather not tackle. He says it’s because he can…

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    Doug Elliott
    For many years, Doug Elliott has earned his living as a traveling herbalist – collecting and selling herbs, teas,…

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    Etson
    CPA, CFO Etson Brandenburg joined Gaia Herbs in October 1999 as its Chief Financial Officer. Etson has been a…

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    Guinevere
    Director of Sales A 17-year veteran of the natural products industry, Guinevere Lynn’s background includes key leadership roles in…

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    Horizon Herbs
    Horizon Herbs is a certified organic farm and organic processor located in the Williams Valley of southern Oregon. The…

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    Jamie
    Vice President of Operations Jamie Brandenburg joined Gaia Herbs in 2005 as Inventory Controller and Cost Manager. He became…

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    Jeremy
    Vice President of Scientific Affairs Dr. Jeremy Stewart has been with us since 2005. Beginning as Gaia’s staff pharmacognosist,…

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    Jill Stansbury, ND
    Professional Background: Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician and an accomplished writer/author, speaker, and teacher. With more than…

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    Jorge
    Jorge, also known as “George”, manages our Gaia Farm crew. His roots go back to the start of the…

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    Juan
    Bushogging the grass is the best part of the job at the farm according to Juan. He prides himself…

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    Lucio
    Lucio enjoys harvesting at the Gaia Farm. Digging roots allows him to work directly in the soil, which is…

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    Luis
    Every job here at Gaia is special. But Luis favors picking the vegetables for the Gaia employee CSA (community…

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    Mary Bove, ND
    Medical Educator & Advisory Board Member Dr. Mary Bove is an accomplished herbalist, author, teacher, and lecturer. Having been…

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    Michael Traub, ND
    Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1981. Since 1986, Dr.…

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    Pacific Botanicals
    Gaia Herbs shares Pacific Botanicals’ sustainable agricultural values; as a result Pacific Botanicals is one of the most experienced…

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    Ric Scalzo, CEO
    CEO/President/Founder As one of North America’s most respected herbalists and botanical researchers, Richard “Ric” Scalzo has more than 25…

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    Sabino
    Sabino has worked at the Gaia Farm for 14 years, which makes him our veteran crewmember, as well as…

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    Sergio
    Juan and his brother, Sergio, came to work at Gaia together. Story has it that when the Luciano brothers…

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    Servando
    Otherwise known as the “Man of 101 Uses” around the farm, Servando takes care of Gaia’s drying rooms, where…

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    Tori Hudson, ND
    Tori Hudson, ND, graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1984 and has since served the…

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    Trout Lake Farm
    Trout Lake Farm was born in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State in 1973. The tiny Trout Lake valley…

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    Vincente
    Some jobs at the Gaia Farm are just plain fun. Vicente’s favorite is to ride on the back of…

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    Wendy Warner, MD
    Professional Background: Dr. Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as in integrative…

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Staff Members
Gaia Farm Team
Scientific Advisory Board
Certified Organic Farmers
Validated Partners
Land Steward Harvesters

Our people are our strength, and to us, they are more than workers or partners—they are our family. We invite you to meet them by clicking on any of the links above.

Purity+Integrity=Potency

Our process is defined by the equation “Purity + Integrity = Potency.” These are the pillars that support our beliefs, our actions, and our commitment to providing herbal remedies that offer optimal vitality. Purity Each herb must be cultivated in accordance with Nature’s intent. Integrity As we create herbal medicines, we must ensure the fullest possible expression of each herb. Potency It is only through our…

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