Biography, Resume, CV of Charles J. Riffenburg III

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 he spent four years as the Area Sales Rep for Nutraceutical Corp. He is also a student of the East West School of Planetary Herbology and has taken many other classes in the world of nutrition, herbalism, and wildcrafting. In 2015 he won an herbal product award at the International Herb Symposium. He is an avid wildcrafter and is committed to the health freedom of all people. His websites are and

Education from past to present:

  • Medicinal Plants class at Castleton State College in Castleton, VT
  • Human Nutrition class at Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL
  • Manager of the Old City Remedies Herb Shop, inside the Oldest Drugstore
  • Apprenticed at Healing Waters Clinic and Herb Shop in St. Augustine, FL.
  • Herb Pharm’s Online Education Modules
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy/Religion and minor in Political Science
  • East West School of Planetary Herbology – Professional Herbalist Certificate
  • Botany ID for Herbalists class with Arthur Haines
  • Wildcrafting Mushrooms class w/ Nova Kim and Les Hook
  • Nutraceutical Area Sales Rep (2012 – 2015) – Monthly product trainings.
  • International Herb Symposium 2015 – attended multiple classes and won 2nd place
  • International Herb Symposium 2017 – attended multiple classes and won 3rd place
  • Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism – Family Herbalist Certification
  • Years 1 & 2 ~ 1,000 hours training from 2016-2017
  • Since 2013 I have operated my own herbal business, Rogue Herbalist, which offers a variety of specialty herbal formulas.