From seed
to self-reliance.

At Personal Plants we believe in putting the power of plants in the hands of the people to achieve optimal wellness at home, on your own time—we champion the home cultivation of therapeutic plants for all, from seed to self-reliance!
Personal Plants is a multimedia platform designed to support the home cultivation and processing of therapeutic plants. Here you will find an educational and inspiring online community featuring expert-led videos and articles that will guide you on your wellness journey. From seed to self-reliance, together we will discover the potential of nature and the limitless depths of personal plants.

About the Founder

Amanda Reiman, PhD

Amanda Reiman is the Founder of Personal Plants, an activist, professor, and researcher with 20 years of experience studying the relationship between people and plants. Her experience as the Manager of Marijuana Law and Policy for the Drug Policy Alliance enabled her to make real change in how the world treats medicinal plants like cannabis. Amanda was also the first chairwoman of the Medical Cannabis Commission for the City of Berkeley and taught classes on drug use and policy at UC Berkeley for over a decade. She strives to empower, enlighten and guide others to take their healing and creativity journey into their own hands by spreading knowledge and access to information and inspiration.


Blair Brown

Poplar Co Founder and COO

Beryl Solomon

Poplar Co-Founder and CEO

Emily Paxhia

Poseidon Asset Management

Karen Koslow

Wellness Amplified Founder

Rachael Yaeger

Human NYC Co-Founder

Philanthropy Statement

We believe in plants as medicine and a means to achieving optimal wellness. It is our mission to inspire you to develop the necessary tools to take complete control of your wellness journey, starting with your access and understanding of wellness. Community gardens help support food security by empowering people in underserved communities to grow their own food and nurture themselves.

Planting Justice

Personal Plants is proud to support Planting Justice, a community garden organization in Oakland, California that works with formerly incarcerated people to provide education around farming and growing their own food. Planting Justice installs community gardens in underserved areas to spread the fruits of their knowledge, labor and resources. We are excited and committed to continue supporting Planting Justice and encourage you to do the same, you can donate directly from our website and once we are revenue positive, we will match monthly donations to Planting Justice.