2023 Educational Tea Classes & Tours
Come explore of the most unique Certified USDA Organic and Demeter Certified Biodynamic® farms in North America!
About your Tea Guide, Angela Macke, R.N, B.S, MG-A
West Michigan native and Traverse area local since 1996, Angela Macke has almost 30 years of experience as a holistic Registered Nurse and Horticulturalist. In 2004, she established Light of Day Organics, a popular small-batch Certified USDA Organic and Certified Demeter Biodynamic tea farm in Leelanau County. Angela is one of a handful of licensed practitioners specializing in homeopathic and energy-based Biodynamic Agricultural practices. These physically, mentally, and spiritually intensive efforts enhances soil vitality, botanical quality, and the interconnected life of which each of us is an essential part. She passionately teaches about the importance of preventing chronic diseases and decreasing inflammation in the body. Angela believes that by eliminating physical and emotional suffering, the human being is best supported in their expansion to their full potential. With the benefit of her own life experience from disease to wellness, she shares a wealth of information on the practical implementation of sound holistic principles. Angela is a licensed RN and holds certifications as a Specialty Tea Institute Graduate, Advanced Master Gardener and Mentor, and Healing Touch Program practitioner. Professional Memberships: American Holistic Nurses Association, U.S Tea Association, Biodynamic Association, Michigan Nursery, and Landscape Association, United Plant Savers, Michigan State Medical Society Alliance, Traverse City and Leelanau County Chambers of Commerce, Michigan Food and Farming Alliance, and The Michigan Agri-tourism Association. She is a dynamic speaker with a thorough understanding of alternative and conventional therapies. Angela is committed to igniting inspiration and hope in our individual abilities to improve and maintain our whole-body health.
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