2022 Fall Roots Sale
16th International Herb Symposium - Save the DAte
2022 International Herb Symposium Film & Photography Festival
IHS Film & Photography Festival Tickets
16th IHS - Save the Date
IHS Film & Photography Festival Tickets
previous arrow
next arrow
Goldenseal Cultivation Workshop

Goldenseal Cultivation Workshop

Join the United Plant Savers plant propagation team on Saturday, August 27 to learn how to sustainably cultivate, manage, and market one of southeast Ohio’s most iconic woodland medicinal plants. Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), also commonly known as “yellow root,” has been harvested in southeast Ohio for generations, but a long history of overharvesting, coupled with a loss of forest habitat, has resulted in significant decline among wild populations. Fortunately, goldenseal is a vigorous species that …
Read More
Screenshot of AHPA article

In the News: Executive Director Susan Leopold at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The American Herbal Products Association recently posted about its support of the 2022 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, where United Plant Savers Executive Director and AHPA-ERB Foundation Board Member Susan Leopold discussed ginseng and forests, and gave lessons on how to make teas, tinctures and syrups. Beth Lambert, AHPA-ERB Foundation Chair and CEO of International Herb Symposium sponsor Herbalist & Alchemist, is also quoted: “We are pleased to have supported their attention to American ginseng at this …
Read More
Poster for 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference

In the News: 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference

Columbia-Greene Media recently published Bob Beyfuss’ reflections on the 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference, which took place at the United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. “That particular part of Ohio has some of the most diverse and beautiful deciduous forests I have ever seen,” writes Beyfuss. We couldn’t agree more! The 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference provided participants with opportunities to learn about multiple forest farming topics and strategies, including plant …
Read More
Saging the World film poster

United Plant Savers’ Inaugural Film Festival Launches Now – Award Winners Announced

RUTLAND, OH—Appalachian-based nonprofit, United Plant Savers (UpS), is launching its first ever film festival this month, the International Herb Symposium (IHS) Film & Photography Festival. This year’s award-winning films and photographs are available to stream online from today through September 25, 2022. Other festival selections will be available in the online viewing room this Friday, July 1. This event may be the only time plant lovers, environmentalists, and activists get the chance to view many …
Read More

As Seen On