For countless communities around the world, the presence of medicinal plants and the traditional knowledge of their properties and uses are crucial factors for ensuring health and prosperity.

We must act on a worldwide basis to ensure resilience and health for future generations.

Sacred Seeds is a global non-profit creating and supporting plant sanctuaries that address the rapid loss of biodiversity and cultural knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused on medicinals but including those of ceremonial, food, and craft use.

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Bronx Green-Up

Bronx Green-Up, the community gardening outreach program of The New York Botanical Garden, supports the community gardens of the Bronx. At present, more than 150 gardens exist in the borough, where local members grow food and flowers, beautify their blocks, and provide open spaces for neighbors to enjoy. Each year, Bronx Green-Up provides technical assistance …

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The Rattanakiri Living Library for Seeds and Culture

In the remote northeast corner of Cambodia, Rattanakiri is home to old growth forests where hidden trails lead to sacred waterfalls, healing mountain springs and remote tribal villages. Seven indigenous tribes live here: the Krieng, Chray, Kachak, Tampuen, Brao, Lao, and Bunong. Their traditional livelihoods, supported by the abundance of these lush tropical forests, are …

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Tel Aviv University Botanical Garden

Tel Aviv University Botanical Garden (est. 1973) is a center for botanical education, research, and conservation of rare and endangered plant species. On area of about 34,000 square meters, exhibition includes native flora of Israel and neighboring countries, as well as collections of plants from around the globe. The diversity of plant species, representing Israel …

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Native Forest Foundation – Gampaha, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country with a rich plant diversity of 4000 species, of which 800 are endemic to the country. Many of these species have unique medicinal and nutritional properties useful in solving acute health problems. They are connected with ethical, cultural, spiritual and social activities recognized from earliest days of human history. A …

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Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine – I-AIM

I-AIM Garden is a unique and the large garden totally dedicated to medicinal plants in India. The garden has been aesthetically landscaped, with native medicinal plants exclusively. It is a live repository of 1187 species of medicinal plants (covering 375 genera and 120 families) collected from all over India, belonging to all habits, ranging from herbs, …

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Sacred Seeds at Reserva Natural La Pedregoza

The Reserva Natural La Pedregoza was founded for the express purpose of doing conservation and preservation of Orinoco River basin flora and fauna. The natural reserve operates programs dedicated to the seed collection and propagation of endangered native tree species, the rescue of giant river turtles of the Podocnemis family, and the planting of native …

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Jardin Botanico Medicinal de los Llanos

The Llanos Medicinal Botanical Garden is a site created to study the medicinal plants growing in the eastern plains of Colombia, to recover and preserve local traditional medicine.. Currently there are over 150 medicinal plant species growing in the different areas of the garden. El Jardín Botánico Medicinal de los llanos es un sitio creado …

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Kindle Farm School

Kindle Farm is a community of individuals dedicated to serving local and regional youth, families, and communities by providing alternative educational and therapeutic programs for boys. Our mission is to provide a physically and emotionally safe school environment using a combination of diverse activities, strong supervision and guidance so students can discard old patterns and …

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