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Articles about Chinese Medicinal Herbs
Stephanie Syson and Jerome Osentowski talk with Peg Schafer.
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US farmers may benefit from wider use of TCM by Paul Welitzkin
in the December 31, 2015 issue. Read here
Read Peg and Cynthia’s discussion on growing and using Chinese medicinal herbs. Medicinal Roots Magazine, Summer 2015 Scroll down to about page 8 for the interview with Peg.
Sarah Holmes and her guest Peg Schafer
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Chapter 1 from The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production. Read (pdf) here.
Chapter 2 from The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production. Read (pdf) here.
This audio presentation is currently available as a download in the 2015 catalog for $1.99 from Eco-Farm.org.
By Bill Schoenbart, L.Ac.
A comparative analysis of bioactive compounds in Dan Shen (Salvia miltiorrhiza) roots grown in China and the United States. Read article (PDF) here
Read the article here Acupuncture Today, Volume 10, Issue 10.
The growing of Chinese medicinal herbs in the United States is an emerging agricultural crop. To help farmers in the Southwest to decide if adding Chinese medicinal herbs is a viable option to their operation, New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumers and Environmental Science has developed an online tutorial.
Funded by a USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service grant from the Western Center for Risk Management Education, based at Washington State University, the online tutorial allows viewers to attend a live training program on Asian medicinal herb production and marketing, which was recorded earlier in the project.
National experts Jean Giblette of High Falls Gardens in New York and Peggy Schafer of Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm in Petaluma, CA., were invited to share their extensive knowledge of Asian herb growing with growers.
Access the tutorial here, and proceed through the grower survey to receive the password to access the eight-session training. The training is divided into eight modules titled overview, species identification, propagation, cultivation and management, harvesting, invasiveness, processing, and marketing strategies. The homepage of each module includes an overview of the sessions goal, link to the audio/visual presentation, listing of supplemental materials, resource guide, resource links and the presenters contact information.
For at least 50,000 years, people have moved from place to place, taking medicinal and other useful plants with them, read more
On a sunny day in late August, the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm is a picture of calm. Here on a 10 acre plot of land in Petaluma, California, rows of lush Dan Shen are just going to seed while green fragrant shrubs scent the wind as it blows towards Sonoma Valley. read more
Episode 012 with Jean Giblette and Peg Schafer on The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm.
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