Suzanna has practiced Western clinical herbalism and formulated her Rooted Wisdom Medicinals herbal products since 1989. She is the founding director of the Rooted Wisdom Wellness Shop and School in Vermont's green mountains.

Her main teachers and mentors include: Rosemary Gladstar (for whom she gardened and taught for Sage Mountain advanced classes), Dr. Tieraona LowDog, and Dr. Paul Saunders.

Suzanna has authored several books on herbalism, nutrition, human health, and natural healing. She has taught herbalism, nutrition, human anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, health psychology, and wellness for a range of Vermont colleges and has lectured on health-related topics for organizations and conferences for over 2 decades.