Friday, September 10, 2010

United Plant Savers to Host Conference in Meigs County

United Plant Savers Planting the Future Conference:
“A Conference on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Native Medicinal Plants”

When: Saturday October 2nd from 9 to 5

Where: UpS Goldenseal Sanctuary, Rutland, Ohio

What: Our conference focuses on the cultivation, conservation and sustainable use of our native medicinal plants. There will be hands-on classes with herb growers on cultivation of herbs, many herb walks, classes on herbal medicines and more! United Plant Savers’ Goldenseal Sanctuary is incredibly abundant in native medicinal plants, and is maintained as a botanical wildlife preserve, educational and research center and sustainable land-use model.

Who: Teachers include Robert Eidus of NC, Glinda Watts of TN, Camille Freeman of MD, Paul Strauss, Chip Carroll, Rebecca Wood, Cindy Parker, George Vaughn, Hank Huggins and Maureen Burns-Hooker of OH and Betzy Bancroft of VT.

Sponsors include Mountain Rose Herbs, Herbal Sage Tea Co., Twelve Corners Herbs and
Mushroom Harvest

Registration information is available on
Registration cost is $40 for current UpS members and $50 for non-members. Student discount and work study are available.

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