Deep Ecology Artist Fellowship: Now Accepting Applications for 2022!

We are seeking artists looking to spend time at the sanctuary to explore their artistic perspective in regards to the role of native medicinal plants in the ecosystem through photography, writing, music, and mixed media. Please click here for more information and to apply. Priority will be given to those who apply before January 1st, 2022. …

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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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Call for Articles & Member Contributions to the 2022 Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation

accepting submissions

2022 Theme: At-Risk Plants in Trade We will continue to highlight the work of our members in the Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation. We would like to highlight recent books and accomplishments by members. We would like to include creative ways members are sharing plant knowledge via classes, podcasts, zines, poems, art & photography. We …

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A Visit with IHS Sponsor Emblossom

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This post is part of our series featuring International Herb Symposium sponsors. Emblossom provides education, resources, and community connection to herbal product companies through their annual conference and ongoing membership program, The Cultivator. Thank you to co-founder Zoe Gardner for taking the time to tell us about the work they’re doing! UpS: Starting with the …

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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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The Extracellular Matrix, Science & the Energy Body

The Extracellular Matrix, Science & the Energy Body with Matthew Wood and Jon Baklund

Sure to be a fascinating talk centered around Matthew’s new book, “Holistic Medicine and the Extracellular Matrix,” with a special twist! Join the next live, online class webinar and many previous recordings. Real Spirit Journey classes are included in the Library subscription. Next class is Wednesday Nov. 17th, 7:00 – 9:00pm US Central Learn more and join …

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Endangered Plants and Women’s Health: Fertility Herbs At Risk

False Unicorn Root Flower

Written by Susan Leopold, PhD for Herbal Reality. It was early this spring in 2021 when visiting a friend in southern Virginia that I came across a rare encounter with a small colony of just emerging False Unicorn root (Chamaelirium luteum). This sacred fertility herb was thriving in the woods nestled throughout a graveyard of rusty old …

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