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UpS INTERNSHIP CREATES OPPORTUNITIES IN APPALACHIAN OHIO

by Brenna Dobos and Bailey Grenert The UpS internship program, also known as the Medicinal Plant Conservation Certifi cate Program, has played a prominent role in the story of United Plant Savers and the nonprofi t’s lasting impact on the herbal community over the past 25 years. The internship program began in the late 1990s under the guidance of Paul Strauss and continues to inspire plant allies in North America and beyond with two six-week ...
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Coming Soon: The Goldenseal Summit

Coming Soon: The Goldenseal Summit

A Round Table Discussion on the Future of Goldenseal Sponsored by The North Carolina Ginseng Association, Living Web Farms, and United Plant Savers – The replay for this event that took place on April 22, 2020 will be online soon. 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 ...
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The Forest Farmers Handbook

The Forest Farmers Handbook by Rural Action and UpS – Free PDF Now Available

A Beginners Guide to Growing and Marketing At-Risk Forest Herbs If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in forest farming. And if not, perhaps you should be—forest farming can provide economic opportunities to the forest landowner or land steward while also providing significant environmental benefits, such as preserving forest cover and enhancing biodiversity through the reintroduction and establishment of new populations of at-risk forest herbs. So, whether you’re interested in earning a supplemental income from ...
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COMPENDIUM: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation - Free PDFs Now Available

COMPENDIUM: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation – Free PDFs Now Available

This is United Plant Savers’ complete collection of The Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation. In honor of the organization’s 25th anniversary, we have published all twenty issues together in two volumes. Click below to order individual volumes in paperback on Amazon.com UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume 1 (paperback) UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume 2 (paperback) ~ OR ~ NEW! Download a FREE PDF Version Below UpS Journal Compendium 2000-2019 – Volume 1 (36.7 MB) UpS ...
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ups grand opening

UNITED PLANT SAVERS’ 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND GRAND OPENING

by Bailey Grenert and Brenna Dobos United Plant Savers’ 25th Anniversary was celebrated on the Fall Equinox, September 21-22, 2019 at the UpS Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. The occasion also marked the Grand Opening of the Center for Medicinal Plant Conservation, a momentous achievement for UpS in our 25th year. We are grateful to have shared the celebration with 250 of our friends, family, neighbors, plant allies, and longtime members from all over North ...
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