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News: Spring Seed Give-Away 2011

News: Spring Seed Give-Away 2011

[PRBREAK]Spring Seed Giveaway 2011! Grow historical herbs that are still important medicines today! This year’s spring seed giveaway consists of 1 packet each of Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum frutescens), Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Lobelia (Lobelia inflata) and Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis). Seeds are all grown by Horizon Herbs. Planting instructions will be included with your order.[/PRBREAK] To order seeds, please send your name, mailing address and a check or money order for $5 (to cover shipping & handling) …
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HerbalGram No. 87 - Plants of Semillas Sagradas

HerbalGram No. 87 – Plants of Semillas Sagradas

In 1994, Paul Schulick, founder of the herb and dietary supplement company New Chapter (Brattleboro, VT), established Finca Luna Nueva, an organic farm, in the volcanic rainforest of northern Costa Rica. Its mission is the organic production of tropical plants for use in New Chapter’s products. A decade later, through the enthusiasm and commitment of three other individuals, Rafael Ocampo, Steven Farrell, and Tom Newmark, along with the hard work of many local people, Semillas …
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Missouri Botanical Garden Spring Bulletin

Missouri Botanical Garden Spring Bulletin

Garden scientists in 36 nations around the globe discover over 200 new plants per year! Every single one – from the tiniest orchid to the largest tree – helps fill gaps in our knowledge about the history of the earth and the biology of its organisms. Once scientifically documented, plants can be analyzed for medicinal properties and included in conservation plans. Read our Sping Bulletin with our feature article “Chemical Companions – Why Plants Matter …
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ISE Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 3

ISE Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 3

For two decades, the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) has actively promoted and supported the inextricable linkages between biological and cultural diversity and the vital role of Indigenous and local peoples in stewardship of biological diversity and cultural heritage, which includes recognition of land and resource rights, as well as rights and responsibilities over tangible and intangible cultural and intellectual properties. The ISE is committed to understanding the complex relationships which exist between human societies …
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