Forest Farming Wild Simulated Ginseng Workshop

  Join the United Plant Savers plant propagation team on Saturday, October 1 to learn how to sustainably cultivate, manage, and market ginseng roots using the wild-simulated method. American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), also commonly known as “sang,” has been harvested in southeast Ohio for generations, and the broader Appalachian region, since the mid-1700’s. A long …

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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 …

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Substitutes for Select At-Risk Northeastern Woodland Species

American Ginseng - Panax quinquefolius, photo by Steven Foster

By Herbal Academy, international school of herbal arts and sciences Introduction Many of the plants on the United Plant Savers’ Species “At- Risk” List have a long history of herbal use, and a good deal of them are still used in herbal practice, so it is common to come across herbal texts, articles, or recipes …

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Ramp Cultivation Workshop

Join us at the Goldenseal Sanctuary on Saturday, March 19th to help us kick off our 2022 Forest Farming Workshop Series! This event will feature ramps (Allium tricoccum), the iconic springtime herb of Appalachia. Learn how to cultivate, manage, and market ramps using basic forest farming practices. This workshop will also include a value added …

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Medicine of Place: A Beltane Celebration

2022 Beltane Celebration

Medicine of Place: A Beltane Celebration April 29 – May 1 2022 Fundraiser for United Plant Savers Hosted by: Kat Maier, Teresa Boardwine, Erika Galentin Over the years, the flora, fauna, rocks and land of the Goldenseal Sanctuary have given themselves unconditionally. Students, artists, teachers, botanists and folks of many walks are deeply rewarded after …

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ONLINE EVENT: Awakening Artemis – Deepening Intimacy With The Living Earth and Reclaiming Our Wild Nature

Awakening Artemis Vanessa Chakour book cover

BOOK RELEASE & ONLINE PLANT WALK Awakening Artemis: Deepening Intimacy With The Living Earth and Reclaiming Our Wild Nature What can pines teach us? Quite a lot, according to Vanessa Chakour’s brand new book, “Awakening Artemis: Deepening Intimacy With The Living Earth and Reclaiming Our Wild Nature.” It features beautiful prose and gorgeous illustrations by Vanessa …

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Going barefoot: the touch between our extracellular matrix (inner biome) and the environmental biome around us

Matthew Wood

Matthew’s workshop, the last in our winter class series with International Herb Symposium is coming up next week. Don’t miss, “Going barefoot: the touch between our extracellular matrix (inner biome) and the environmental biome around us.” If you attend you will get a taste of Matthew’s new book! The Zoom class is full (1,000 of …

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Botanically Speaking

Steven Yeager, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at Mountain Rose Herbs Friday, November 19, 1-3pm PST Join Steven to explore the poetic beauty of botanical language in his free class titled “Botanically Speaking.” Learn the botanical terminology you will need to identify medicinal, edible, and poisonous plants growing in your garden or local forest. …

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Organizing and Implementing Native Medicinal Plant Restoration on Public Lands

Yerba Mansa Dara Saville

Dara Saville, Yerba Mansa Project Monday, November 8, 8-9:30 p.m. EST Don’t miss Dara’s workshop, “Organizing and Implementing Native Medicinal Plant Restoration on Public Lands“! Restoring native medicinal plants and their habitats while honoring our herbal inheritance is a process with practical ecological implications. It also has a potent effect on a community’s land connection, …

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