For the research, education, and conservation of native medicinal plants, fungi, and their habitats.
Please join us in this worthwhile and important mission.
June 16-19th at Reddish Knob (west of Harrisonburg, VA) and/or July 14-17th at Mount Rogers (near Marion, VA) Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) is shade growing herbaceous perennial used to help …
[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 …
UpS was founded with an 8 by 11 flier that said, “Join United Plant Savers, an organization dedicated to the preservation of native medicinal plants ” and was distributed at the 4th International Herb Symposium. “UpS wasn’t anything at the time,” Rosemary Gladstar said. “It was just a piece of paper. But I got a tremendous response and so I knew I had to do something.”
Building a Global Herbal Community
“We all live in a single herbal village.” – Jim Duke
Individual sanctuaries and stewards dedicated to restoring and preserving habitat for both plants and animals.
Herbal educators with a common goal of ‘Planting the Future’ by sharing knowledge to ensure a renewable supply of medicinal plants for future generations.
Herbal companies supporting our work and providing a sustainable supply of native medicinal plants.
Botanical gardens and sites from around the world dedicated to conservation.
Gatherings in-person and online for sharing and learning from one another in honor of the plants.