UpS Community Grants

Sagewood Herb Farm Botanical Sanctuary

2010 Medicinal Plant Conservation Award has been awarded to Kate and Dan Rakosky of Sagewood Botanical Sanctuary in Kingston, Rhode Island When they first bought their historic home in densely populated southern New England, much of their 2 acres was mowed. Slowly Kate and Dan began replanting medicinal species, letting the lovely vernal pool return to a diverse wetland ecology, and encouraging the native flora left to blossom again. Shortly after becoming a UpS Botanical ...
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Sustainable West Milford Educational Garden

Medicinal Plant Garden By Robin Rose Bennett West Milford, NJ This project began after I joined a local sustainability group that had been meeting for less than a year, educating themselves on the issues that called them. I quickly realized I had come to the right place to deepen my involvement with the community. We had just been approved for the town’s “Adopt-a-Spot” program, and had adopted an overgrown triangle in an intersection, and were ...
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