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Virtual 15th International Herb Symposium
4th Annual Michigan Native Plant Conference

UpS Presents at Michigan Native Plant Conference

Executive Director, Susan Leopold, was very grateful to be invited to present on behalf of United Plant Savers for the 34th Annual Michigan Native Plant Conference held by the Wildflower Association of Michigan. The topic for Susan’s presentation was: The Underground World of Native Medicinal Plants in Trade in North America  A 6-billion-dollar herbal supplement industry in the US is dependent in part on native medicinal plants that are harvested from the wild in a completely unregulated network of diggers …
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Announcing the 15th International Herb Symposium

Registration is officially open for the 15th International Herb Symposium. We are currently offering a 50% Early Bird Discount from now through April 30th with coupon code: IHS4FORESTS Please note that due to safety and well-being concerns for participants, the IHS will be hosted online this year, June 10-13, 2021. But no worries… These challenging times present an amazing opportunity through virtual platforms, to connect the international herbal community in a way that has never …
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Spring Seed Sale

2021 Spring Seeds & Sticker Sale for Members

This year we have decided to challenge our members to grow echinacea (Echinacea purpurea). Along with echinacea, we’ve put together three easy to grow culinary herbs that are also wonderful anti-virals: common sage (Salvia officinalis), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), and thyme (Thymus vulgaris). We thought it would be good to offer a seed packet of each along with three of our latest stickers. We hope that you will grow these herbs, post pics, and share …
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Goldenseal Summit 2020 - Full Replay

Goldenseal Summit 2020 – Full Replay

A Round Table Discussion on the Future of Goldenseal Sponsored by The North Carolina Ginseng Association, Living Web Farms, and United Plant Savers The North Carolina Ginseng Association, United Plant Savers, and Living Web Farms put together an online event to capture the opinions and recommendations of a broad cross-section of experts and producers of Goldenseal. The virtual event took place on April 22, 2020. There were round table discussions that were recorded and edited …
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