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Mountain Rose Herbs

01-05-2015 Latest News

Mountain Rose Herbs

A wonderful arrangement that formed from our summit: Mountain Rose is the first company to now sell Forest Verified ginseng with 5% of the proceeds being donated to United Plant Savers   Why is this root so special? We are proud to offer the first Certified Forest...

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UpS Provides Cost Sharing for Ginseng

30-04-2015 Latest News

UpS Provides Cost Sharing for Ginseng

by Lee Rinehart, Director of Education & Outreach, Pennsylvania Certified Organic Sustainable harvesting of wild-grown medicinal plants is becoming a major concern to reduce the threat to forest plant biodiversity. Wild ecologies can be fragile, and given the demand for medicinal plants, the industry is looking...

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Planting the Future: Stewardship of Sanctuary, O…

05-11-2014 Latest News

Planting the Future: Stewardship of Sanctuary, October 4, 2014 at the Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio.

OCTOBER 4, 2014 RUTLAND, OH The weather was literally 20 degrees warmer with full sun the day before our big event at the Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio. We were still in set up mode the evening before as the grumpy cumulus clouds...

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United Plant Savers and Sacred Seeds join forces…

29-10-2014 Latest News

United Plant Savers and Sacred Seeds join forces to expand mission of medicinal plant conservation

OCTOBER 2014, FRONT ROYAL, VA Susan Leopold, Executive Director, United Plant Savers United Plant Savers is thrilled to announce our merger with Sacred Seeds. Sacred Seeds is a global network of sanctuaries preserving biodiversity and plant knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused...

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American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) in Collabora…

28-10-2014 Latest News

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) in Collaboration with United Plant Savers (UpS) Embarks on  Osha Monograph and Therapeutic Compendium

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia® August 15, 2014 The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), in collaboration with United Plant Savers (UpS) as well as noted research botanist Kelly Kindscher of the University of Kansas and other acknowledged experts, is in the process of developing an AHP Monograph and...

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Ginseng Reality TV: Cultivating Conservation or …

20-10-2014 Latest News

Ginseng Reality TV: Cultivating Conservation or Encouraging Extinction?

By Glynis Board of West Virginia Broadcasting For original publication and audio segment click here. OCT 9, 2014 A new reality TV show that features ginseng hunting premiered this week. Smoky Mountain Gold pits four teams against each other to see who can collect the most wild-ginseng...

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A new chapter in the story of Hawaii's sandalwoo…

01-08-2014 Latest News

A new chapter in the story of Hawaii's sandalwood trees has begun, Hana Hou Magazine JULY 2014

JULY 2014 During the Spring of 2014, our Executive Director, Susan Leopold travels to Hawaii to investigate the ongoing sustainability issues regarding the harvest of native Hawaiian Sandalwood and the various mapping, replanting, and conservation projects taking place on the Big Island. During her...

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Planting the Seeds of Mindfulness: United Plant …

31-07-2014 Latest News

Planting the Seeds of Mindfulness: United Plant Savers 2014 Community Grants cycle closes having supported a spectacular season of projects.

JULY 31, 2014 (RUTLAND, OH) Planting the Seeds of Mindfulness: United Plant Savers 2014 Community Grants cycle closes having supported a spectacular season of projects. This was a popular year for United Plant Savers Community Grants program. This program, only available to our...

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Stakeholders Meet for Ginseng Summit, Discuss In…

17-07-2014 Latest News

Stakeholders Meet for Ginseng Summit, Discuss Industry To-Dos, To-Don’ts, Ta-Das

JULY 16, 2014, RUTLAND, OH United Plant Savers was honored to host the 2014 American Ginseng Summit last month at our Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, OH. Read below for an overview of what was spoken about in regards to safe-guarding wild populations of...

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Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine

Community Herbalist Programs 2013-2014
This path is good for folks who would like to take care of them selves, families and friends with herbs in their bioregion. It focuses on philosophy of vitalism in herbalism, application of bioregional medicinals in the garden and field, and making potent herbal remedies.
Fall Program: Runs Sept 2013- May 2014 After the first weekend of classes in September it continues to meet weekly on Thursdays from 5-9PM. In the spring there will be additional weekend classes for in depth study of botany and plant walks.Slower paced for local participants. Schedule through March is up here Early Registration Ends Aug 15
Spring: Runs Jan-May 2014. The first weekend of classes is Jan 17. Classes meet bimonthly Fri late afternoon, Sat 10-5 and Sun 10-5. This is a more intensive study that is good for folks coming in from out of town or locally for those that would prefer a weekend schedule. Complete schedule will be posted by Sept 1
Early Registration Ends Dec 15

Clinical Program 2014
The Clinical Program at the Wildflower School combines the nuts and bolts of the Community Program with an additional 200 hours in herbal training to further your path as a practitioner. It requires choosing either the Fall or Spring Section of the Community Program. Upon completion of this training, you will go on to have specialized track classes, clinical theaters, case studies, and more. We welcome practitioners with prior training and the proper prerequisites to test out of the community program if they want to further their knowledge. Contact us for more information. The schedule for this program runs concurrent to the community program, on weekdays and evenings beginning in March, but the bulk will be completed June-Dec. Complete schedule thru June will be posted by Oct 1 and for the rest of 2014 by January 1 2014.

http://www.wildflowerherbschool.com ~ P.O. Box 4520, Austin, TX 78765

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UPCOMING EVENTS

June 12-14
International Herb Symposium
Discount for UpS Members
Norton, MA

August 8
Growing American Ginseng:
Insights, Methods, & Opportunities

Rutland , OH

August 27-30
Northwest Herb Conference
Washington State

August 28-30
New England Women’s Herbal Conference
Discount for UpS Members
Newfound Lake, NH

October 2-4
Southeast Women
Black Mountain, NC

October 15-19
American Herbalists Guild Annual Symposium
Granby, CO

May 1-3
Gaia Gathering for Women
Charlottesville, VA

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Email: office@UnitedPlantSavers.org

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