For the research, education, and conservation of native medicinal plants, fungi, and their habitats.

Please join us in this worthwhile and important mission.

Welcome to United Plant Savers As Seen On

More than ONE-THIRD of plant species in the U.S. are at risk of disappearing, according to a 2023 report from NatureServe. With your help, we can reverse this trend.

Support Seeding the Future

Help us create an at-risk medicinal seed bank and seed sharing network.
Donate by 11/28 for special perks.


Rural Action and United Plant Savers received a two-year grant to study Goldenseal propagation from the USDA Ohio Specialty crop grant program.

Rural Action and United Plant Savers will conduct research into multiple cultivation methods for the commercially valuable forest crop goldenseal, Hydrastis canadensis.

Reclaiming screening event

Special Screening of Reclaiming on Dec. 10 at UpS

Join us for a screening of Reclaiming at United Plant Savers on December 10th at 4:00 PM. Reclaiming is a short film that documents oral histories of sexual & reproductive wellness traditions rooted in Appalachian Ohio. The film was directed by Clara Haizlett and Talcon Quinn, with support from United Plant Savers.

United Plant Savers partners on a planning grant to develop a network of Ohio Folk Centers

Ohio Folk Centers: A Merging of Culture, Workforce Development, Education, & Healthcare was awarded a grant to conduct a feasibility study of the creation of such centers in the coal-impacted …

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Building a Global Herbal Community

“We all live in a single herbal village.” – Jim Duke

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Individual sanctuaries and stewards dedicated to restoring and preserving habitat for both plants and animals.

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Herbal educators with a common goal of ‘Planting the Future’ by sharing knowledge to ensure a renewable supply of medicinal plants for future generations.

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Herbal companies supporting our work and providing a sustainable supply of native medicinal plants.

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Botanical gardens and sites from around the world dedicated to conservation.

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Gatherings in-person and online for sharing and learning from one another in honor of the plants.