Sacred Seeds Gardens

Goldenseal Sanctuary

Goldenseal Sanctuary

The United Plant Savers’ 360-acre Botanical Sanctuary sits in the Appalachian Foothills of Southeastern Ohio. Thanks to optimal soil conditions and unique topography, the Sanctuary is a refuge for wild medicinal plants which occur in abundance throughout the property. Historically known as “Paynes Woods”, what is today the UpS Sanctuary was known by many who lived near to it at the turn of the century as the best place to collect medicinal plants. The sanctuary ...
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Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living & Education

Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living and Education, founded in 1995, is a beach front botanical collection, permaculture farm, and education and retreat center, dedicated to sustainable living practices, environmental education, cultivation, exploration and propagation of useful plants that can dramatically better people’s lives. Located on 85 acres of primary, secondary and established Food Forests, Punta Mona is proud to be the home to over 200 varieties of tropical fruit trees as well as numerous medicinal ...
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Forest School for Traditional Health Practitioners - PROMETRA Uganda

Forest School for Traditional Health Practitioners – PROMETRA Uganda

PROMETRA Uganda was founded in 2000 as a response to poor health conditions in the country and inadequate modern health services. Its focus is on traditional health care, a form of medicine that is comparatively accessible and affordable. The mission of PROMETRA is to promote traditional medical knowledge and practices for the improved health of the people. It welcomes collaboration from other health care traditions. The philosophy of PROMETRA is to harness nature and promote ...
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Chaikoni Jonibo Garden

Chaikoni Jonibo Garden

The inhabitants of the Shipibo community of San Francisco of Yarinacocha in Peruvian Amazonia, and more particularly the ACOMACISHICON association, have been engaged for more than ten years in the conservation of the Chaikoni Jonibo ethnobotanic garden. Thanks to their efforts they were able to preserve trees and existing plants in an area particularly damaged by deforestation and acculturation, aggravated by the proximity of the city of Pucallpa. The ACOMACISHICON association also transplanted more than ...
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Bronx Green-Up

Bronx Green-Up, the community gardening outreach program of The New York Botanical Garden, supports the community gardens of the Bronx. At present, more than 150 gardens exist in the borough, where local members grow food and flowers, beautify their blocks, and provide open spaces for neighbors to enjoy. Each year, Bronx Green-Up provides technical assistance to these gardens through horticultural workshops, volunteer workdays, and events such as our annual Harvest Festival. The urban gardens we ...
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