Ramps

492=301 Ramps spring 2012 2 pic by Peggy 2.22.21 PM

492=301 Ramps spring 2012 2 pic by Peggy 2.22.21 PMThe ramp (Allium tricoccum) has been favored for generations for its tasty garlic and onion flavor and as a spring tonic to cleanse the blood. Each year the emergence of the ramp signals harvesters to flock to the woods to gather the bulbs for their own table or to sell into the growing ramp retail market. Ramps have traditionally been sold at roadside stands, from the bed of pick-up trucks, at rural diners, and at ramp festivals. With new interest in wild foods and specialty produce the ramp has now found its way into urban farmers’ markets and five-star restaurants in places like New York City, Chicago, Seattle, and Washington DC to name a few.

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United Plant Savers drops in on the Rex Foundation table at the Fare thee Well Concert celebrating 50 years of the Grateful Dead.

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Not only did I get to spend the afternoon sharing awareness of the Rex Foundation’s work to support the environment, and musical arts (www.rexfoundation.org), I had the remarkable opportunity to spend the Grateful Dead 50th celebration concert with my plant mentor Kathleen Harrison, founder of Botanical Dimensions. We all have experiences in life that change us …

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Special UpS Membership Discount for Attendees of the Florida Herbal Conference

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member and helping us to spread the word. Attendees of the 2016 Florida Herbal Conference are eligible to receive $10 off our regular 1-year membership. This offer is valid until March 31. Join today for only $25.00! Member Name: Member Email: Please keep in mind we are a …

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PIE Membership

Formed in the spirit of hope, United Plant Savers is a group of plant enthusiasts committed to raising public awareness of the plight of our wild medicinal plants and to protecting these plants through organic cultivation, sustainable agricultural practices, and the replanting of native medicinal species back into their natural habitats. Our goal is to …

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Welcome to United Plant Savers!

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Thank you for your payment. Your transaction has been completed, and a receipt has been emailed to you. The pressures on American and Canadian native, wild medicinal plant populations are heavier than they have ever been before. Your membership with United Plant Savers strengthens the voice of concern for conservation, habitat protection, and solution-driven outreach …

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The Ramp – Tanner Filyaw of Rural Action in SE Ohio

The ramp (Allium tricoccum) has been favored for generations for its tasty garlic and onion flavor and as a spring tonic to cleanse the blood. Each year the emergence of the ramp signals harvesters to flock to the woods to gather the bulbs for their own table or to sell into the growing ramp retail …

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