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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In the News: 2022 Southern Ohio Forest Farming Conference

Poster for 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 …

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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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