Dr. Orna Izakson is a writer, herbalist, Permaculture designer, organic gardener and licensed naturopathic physician in Portland, Oregon.

To schedule an appointment, or to have Dr. Izakson speak at your event, please call 503-985-6762.

Before starting medical school, Dr. Izakson was an award-winning journalist whose work appeared in publications including The Los Angeles Times, Multinational Monitor, E/The Environmental Magazine, Willamette Week, High Country News, Verde.com and Tidepool.org. She has published chapters in two books, Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change (Routledge, 2004) and Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth (Plume, 2005). She is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and currently at work on a book about gardening with medicinal plants called GardenMedicine.

Dr. Izakson is available to speak to groups about gardening, natural medicine and Permaculture. Orna can be reached at 503-985-6762 or drorna (at) ornaizakson (dot) com.

change your mind, change your life

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you’ve got the power

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the single girl’s guide to eating alone

Orna is spending the late summer of 2009 as writer-in-residence at Newforest Institute in Brooks, Maine. As part of her time there, she will be doing a community presentation about natural medicine on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Community dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the talk begins at 7 p.m. The event is free, with donation requested for dinner. More details coming soon!

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