25th Anniversary Celebration
planting the future oregon 2019
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Juliet Blankespoor

2019 Medicinal Plant Conservation Award

2019 Medicinal Plant Conservation Award — Recipient — JULIET BLANKESPOOR by Emily Ruff “Gathering medicine and food from the wild connects us to the natural world, our ancestral heritage, and our wild animal selves. Being involved in our sustenance and healing is boldly empowering and ties us into simple living and the change of the seasons. By gathering our own medicines carefully and conscientiously, we can be assured that our medicines are fresh, of high …
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Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) is excited to announce the transfer of the PCO Forest Grown Verification Program to United Plant Savers

For Immediate Release Spring Mills, PA (3/18/2019) — Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) is excited to announce the transfer of the PCO Forest Grown Verification Program to United Plant Savers (UpS) effective March 15, 2019. UpS’s mission is to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come. PCO sees UpS as the perfect home from the Forest Grown …
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Help Us Grow Our Membership for Our 25th – Ways to Engage

Help Us Grow Our Membership for Our 25th – Ways to Engage

We hope you will join us in our effort to spread the mission of United Plant Savers! Calling all Voices for the Plants, Biz Members, Education Members, Partners in Education, and Botanical Sanctuaries: March Membership Month is an opportunity to share the work of UpS with friends, co-workers, and constituents of your herbal community with the goal of helping us GROW our membership. There are so many ways you can help! Here is a list …
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Celebrating 25 Years of Plant Conservation, 1994- 2019

Celebrating 25 Years of Plant Conservation, 1994- 2019

United Plant Savers turns 25 in 2019, and we are launching our biggest outreach campaign for conservation of medicinal plants: CREATE, CONNECT, CONSERVE. We intend to highlight those that communicate activism thru the arts (music, visual, poetry, photography and writing), thus creating and connecting in an authentic capacity the message of conservation. We have three events, International Herb Symposium, Planting the Future at Herb Pharm and the grand opening of the first Center for Medicinal Plant …
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Highlights from the 2018 Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program

Spring and Fall UpS Internship Program “My experience at UpS has literally lifted the veil on this beautiful earth! I look at everything so differently and have the feeling of being reborn.”  April Covington, UpS intern Fall 2018 “Since arriving at the sanctuary for the internship I have been smiling ear to ear nonstop. We are currently at the half way mark and I have already surpassed every dream and goal I came here with …
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