Todd Caldecott is a clinical herbalist and practitioner of Ayurveda, with 25 years of clinical experience. He is the author of Food As Medicine and editor of Ayurveda in Nepal, and director of the Dogwood School of Botanical Medicine. Since 2002 Todd has maintained a working relationship with the 800 year old Bajracharya lineage of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. In 2014 Todd Caldecott was named as the Visiting Mitchell Scholar at Bastyr University. Todd currently resides on the traditional territory of the Tla'amin people, in Tiskwat (Powell River), where he operates a community learning centre, clinic, pharmacy, and medicinal herb garden.