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Paul Strauss: The Ohio Herbal Elders Project

Paul Strauss: The Ohio Herbal Elders Project – A Life with Plants: An Oral History

The Ohio Herbal Elders Project is a dynamic collaborative oral history & folklife project developed by oral historian & documentary artist Jess Lamar Reece Holler of Caledonia Northern Folk Studios, Lily Kunning of Central Ohio worker-owned herbalist co-operative Haven Herbs (originally as a part of her Sassafras Ohio statewide herbal gathering organizing efforts) and Susan Leopold, Executive Director of United Plant Savers in Meigs County, Ohio. The original project idea was developed by Lily Kunning in 2019; United Plant Savers served as the host organization for the …
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accepting submissions

Call for Articles & Member Contributions to the 2022 Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation

2022 Theme: TBD We will continue to highlight the work of our members in the Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation. We would like to highlight recent books and accomplishments by members. We would like to include creative ways members are sharing plant knowledge via classes, podcasts, zines, poems, art & photography. We do not sell advertising space in our Journal but members can submit an ad for your school, zine, podcast, or other creative plant-based …
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Herbalist & Alchemist's herbal extracts

A Visit with IHS Sponsor Herbalist & Alchemist

This is the second in our series of posts featuring International Herb Symposium sponsors. Thank you to Beth Lambert, CEO of Herbalist & Alchemist, for talking with us about their work! UpS: Starting with the basics, what does Herbalist & Alchemist make? What is your mission? H&A: Herbalist & Alchemist has been making quality herbal therapeutics for over 35 years. Our products are formulated by noted herbalist, author, and educator David Winston RH(AHG), and most …
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The Forest Farmers Handbook

The Forest Farmers Handbook (Free Download)

The Forest Farmers Handbook: A Beginners Guide to Growing and Marketing At-Risk Forest Herbs by United Plant Savers & Rural Action If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in forest farming. And if not, perhaps you should be—forest farming can provide economic opportunities to the forest landowner or land steward while also providing significant environmental benefits, such as preserving forest cover and enhancing biodiversity through the reintroduction and establishment of new populations of at-risk forest …
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