Susan Betz has been actively involved in growing and using herbs to educate the public about gardening and the natural world for over 35 years. She is an Honorary Master Gardener, a member of the International Herb Association, Garden Communicators, and the Ecological Landscape Alliance. Susan is a life member of the Herb Society of America and received the Helen D. Conway Little Medal of Honor in 2018. She is a charter member of HSA’s Native Herb Conservation committee, the Society’s sustainable garden initiative. Susan currently serves on HSA’s Notable Native Herb program and is a contributing author to HSA’s native herb fact sheets published annually. Susan worked as Education and Outreach Coordinator for Slayton Arboretum at Hillsdale College. Before going to work at Hillsdale, she owned and managed The Little Farm Herb Shop in Allen, Michigan, a garden store with display gardens featuring herbal themes.