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Gears in Motion, Benefits of Local Ecological Knowledge...

Gears in Motion, Benefits of Local Ecological Knowledge…

It was just this past winter that I traveled up to Keene, NH to defend my dissertation on the “Loss of Ethnobotanical Knowledge in the Bull Run Mountains of Virginia”. The night before I had spent the evening with Rosemary Gladstar, snowed in at Sage Mountain. We had a deep discussion not about the loss of plant knowledge but its reemergence, as she has witnessed the growth and demand of herbalism and thus the need …
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Planting the Future Conference - Herb Pharm in Glorious Williams, OR

Planting the Future Conference – Herb Pharm in Glorious Williams, OR

Planting the Future Conference – Herb Pharm in Glorious Williams, OR By Sara Katz & Lynda LeMole Herb Pharm was this year’s host of United Plant Saver’s 2007 conference — “Planting the Future.” On Saturday, July 14th, 300 plant lovers convened on the Herb Pharm farm for an energized, information-filled, glorious day of herb classes, herb walks, and joining together to celebrate the power and magic of herbal medicine. The fundraiser was successful, thanks to …
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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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