Poster for 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference

In the News: 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference

Columbia-Greene Media recently published Bob Beyfuss’ reflections on the 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference, which took place at the United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. “That particular part of Ohio has some of the most diverse and beautiful deciduous forests I have ever seen,” writes Beyfuss. We couldn’t agree more! The 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference provided participants with opportunities to learn about multiple forest farming topics and strategies, including plant …
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Saging the World film poster

United Plant Savers’ Inaugural Film Festival Launches Now – Award Winners Announced

RUTLAND, OH—Appalachian-based nonprofit, United Plant Savers (UpS), is launching its first ever film festival this month, the International Herb Symposium (IHS) Film & Photography Festival. This year’s award-winning films and photographs are available to stream online from today through September 25, 2022. Other festival selections will be available in the online viewing room this Friday, July 1. This event may be the only time plant lovers, environmentalists, and activists get the chance to view many …
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Fairwild Week 2022 Wild Plants are our Business

Celebrate FairWild Week – June 20-24, 2022

#FairWildWeek is all about celebrating the hidden wild plant ingredients in our daily routines, and working to build a sustainable future for wild plants, and the people who depend on them! United Plant Savers cares about where our ingredients come from and the workers that harvest them. We are proud to be a sponsor and contributor to the FairWild video. Working with @FairWild helps support:💵 Fair pay🌿 Sustainable harvesting⚖️ Workers’ rights🌳 Regenerative agriculture “Wild plants …
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The Ethnobotany Project by Rose Ramirez & Deborah Small

Congratulations to our 2022 MPC Award Winners

Rose Ramirez and Deborah Small have been named as recipients of the 2022 Annual Medicinal Plant Conservation Award by United Plant Savers (Submitted by Susan Leopold) When I first started reading about arrests for harvesting white sage in the Etiwanda Preserve, it led me down a path to try and understand what was really happening. I traveled to the Etiwanda Preserve and reached out to various people. Two people who provided valuable insight were Rose …
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