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International Herb Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities

Hello Plant Savers! We want to share some info about this year’s International Herbal Symposium with our business members and invite you to participate in this dynamic event that has been bringing together plant lovers and herbalists from around the world since 1991.  This year’s virtual conference introduces a new online learning platform that will be available to IHS participants for a full 18-months. There will be over 100 classes  representing over 20 countries, with ...
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Announcing the 15th International Herb Symposium

Registration is officially open for the 15th International Herb Symposium. We are currently offering a 50% Early Bird Discount from now through April 30th with coupon code: IHS4FORESTS Please note that due to safety and well-being concerns for participants, the IHS will be hosted online this year, June 10-13, 2021. But no worries… These challenging times present an amazing opportunity through virtual platforms, to connect the international herbal community in a way that has never ...
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Spring Seed Sale

2021 Spring Seeds & Sticker Sale for Members

This year we have decided to challenge our members to grow echinacea (Echinacea purpurea). Along with echinacea, we’ve put together three easy to grow culinary herbs that are also wonderful anti-virals: common sage (Salvia officinalis), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), and thyme (Thymus vulgaris). We thought it would be good to offer a seed packet of each along with three of our latest stickers. We hope that you will grow these herbs, post pics, and share ...
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Goldenseal Summit 2020 - Full Replay

Goldenseal Summit 2020 – Full Replay

A Round Table Discussion on the Future of Goldenseal Sponsored by The North Carolina Ginseng Association, Living Web Farms, and United Plant Savers The North Carolina Ginseng Association, United Plant Savers, and Living Web Farms put together an online event to capture the opinions and recommendations of a broad cross-section of experts and producers of Goldenseal. The virtual event took place on April 22, 2020. There were round table discussions that were recorded and edited ...
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Venus Flytrap

Trapped in the Goddess’s Mousetrap

Our choice to highlight Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) on our 2021 Valentine’s Day cards was inspired by the article, “Trapped in the Goddess’s Mousetrap: Equitable Solutions for Poverty Poaching of Venus Flytraps” by Katrina Outland (2018). This article dives into the legal aspects of both the Endangered Species Act and the Lacey Act as the main plant protection laws. Katrina points out that federal plant protection is sparse. An aspect of her in-depth research that ...
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