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Level Price  

Individual - Annual Membership

$35.00 now. Join

Individual (recurring) - Annual Membership

$35.00 per Year. Join

Partner In Education (School/Non-Profit) - Annual Membership

$50.00 now. Join

Herbal Business - Annual Membership

$200.00 now. Join

Individual - Lifetime Membership

$1,000.00 now. Join

UpS Members Receive $75 off IHS Virtual Learning Center Enrollment

IHS Virtual Learning Center

Mail-In Membership

You may also join us by mailing a check in the appropriate amount to: United Plant Savers, PO Box 147, Rutland, OH 45775.

Please include your Full Name, Mailing Address, Email Address, and Phone Number (optional). Herbal Businesses and Educators should include their Company/School Name and Website URL in addition to the items above.

What your membership dollars support

  • General operating costs
  • Subsidizing the Medicinal Plant Conservation Certificate Program
  • Funding research on ‘At-Risk’ medicinal plants
  • Provides funds for ‘Planting the Future’ events and workshops
  • Ongoing habitat restoration and preservation at our Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary and beyond

Benefits of becoming a member of UpS

  • Receive the annual Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation
  • Participate in Spring and Fall dispersals of seeds/plants for replanting purposes
  • Access our directory of nurseries, seed sources, and farms that supply “at-risk” herbs
  • Receive discounts to Planting the Future conferences and other herbal events
  • Become eligible for community grants and other benefits

PLUS members receive the following discounts

● $100 off registration for the IHS Virtual Learning Center
● 20% off on Banyan Botanicals purchases
● 10% off on From Nature With Love orders over $29 (through December 31, 2021)
● 15% off on Herb Pharm retail purchases
● 20% off on Herbal Educational Services recordings and books (including conference recordings of Medicines from the Earth and Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine)
● 10% off on Mountain Rose Herbs orders (personal use only, limit $250 per order)
● 10% off on Piedmont Organics premium CBD oil for cats and dogs
● 10% off on Red Moon Herbs orders
● 25% off various courses from The Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism
● 20% off a "Rasa Taster Pack" sampler
● Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation – Each member will receive a hard copy of the next Journal when it is published (late spring/early summer). In the meantime, all past issues are available as PDFs on our website.

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 ensure that these valuable medicinal plants will be preserved for our grandchildren and our grandchildren's grandchildren.

Our membership reflects the great diversity of American herbalism and includes wildcrafters, seed collectors, manufacturers, growers, botanists, researchers, practitioners, medicine makers, educators and plant lovers from all walks of life. We are grateful for your support of our mission to Plant the Future! Should you have any questions about the joining process or membership, in general, please contact our main office at