Charles J. Riffenburg III is an academically trained philosopher and herbalist from the small town of Castleton, Vermont. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy/Religion from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL. During this time, he managed the herb shop Old City Remedies inside the Nation’s Oldest Drugstore, and also apprenticed at the Healing Waters Clinic & Herb Shop. He gained knowledge of the supplement industry while spending four years as the Area Sales Rep for Nutraceutical Corp.
In addition to his academic training, he is also a student of the East West School of Planetary Herbology and the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism. He has taken numerous classes in nutrition, herbalism, and wildcrafting. In 2015, he won an herbal product award at the International Herb Symposium, and another award in 2017. He is an avid wildcrafter and is committed to promoting the health freedom of all people. In 2018, he launched his herbal product line, and in April 2020, he launched the Rogue Herbalist Academy & Apothecary.