Medicinal Plant Walk at Quarryhill Botanical Gardens in Glen Ellen, CA With Peggy Schafer & Sean Fannin. All proceeds benefit Quarryhill Botanical Garden, $20 Non Members/$15.00 Members. http://www.quarryhillbg.org
September 9, 2015, 5-6 pm – National Heirloom Exposition, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
Panel presentation: Plant Medicine. Peg moderates a group of growers and practitioners. More info: theheirloomexpo.com
Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm One Day Intensive for Experienced Growers
June 27th from 9-4. Cost: $150. A one day intensive program giving an in depth look at the finer points of managing a medicinal plant nursery and/or farming operation as well as harvesting with the goal of producing efficacious medicine. Growers will garner information to build or refine their operation to produce these sought after qualities. Please note that medicinal use of the herbs will not be covered – this session addresses all aspects of cultivation. Pao zhi or processing will not be extensively addressed.
This program is for growers with experience and will be held at The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm. The book “The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production” is a required text, and can be purchased from the farm website. I’d be more than happy to sign it for you. You may also pick it up from your local independent book seller, from Chelsea Green Publishing or your local library.
Registration and/or questions contact Peg Schafer at https://pschafer.wpengine.com/.
Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm One Day Intensive for New Growers
The date is June 20th from 9-4. Cost: $150. Where: At the Chinese Medicinal herb Farm 1 hour north of San Francisco
Besides offering seed and field grown herbs the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm also serves as an experimental farm to explore herb cultivation as well as aid in herb conservation. This intensive allows those interested to visit with 200+ species of Asian botanicals in our gardens, nursery and field. This concise course will focus on the cultivation of efficacious medicinal herbs and will cover all aspects of growing from sowing seed, through growing and harvesting as well as addressing the relevant issues affecting herb quality and accessibility. This program is crafted for herbal practitioners and students, people new to growing plants and those interested in the industry of contemporary Asian herbal medicine. Note that this program is all about growing medicinal plants and does not cover the use of herbs. Space is limited.
“The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production” book is a required text and can be procured from the farm website. It is also available from your local independent book seller, Chelsea Green Publishing or your local public library. For registration and/or questions contact Peg Schafer at www.chinesemedicinalherbfarm.com or email Peg.
May 23 & 24, 2015 9:00-5:00 Victoria, BC, Canada
Domestic Production of Chinese Herbs, a workshop at Pacific Rim College. More info http://www.pacificrimcollege.com/workshops/event/domestic-production-of-chinese-herbs/.
April 24th, 2015 7:00 Petaluma, CA
Peg Schafer and Sean Fannin invite you to join us for an evening discussion about Chinese herbs and herbal medicine. http://www.copperfieldsbooks.com/
April 16, 2015 1-2:00 KPFA 94.1 FM
The Herbal Highway Show host Sarah Holmes interviews Peg Schafer of the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm. Call in with your questions or comments.
January 22, 2015 3:30-5 Pacific Grove, CA
Eco Farm Conference. Presentation with Michael McCulloch of Pine Street Foundation. More info here