The Herbal Highway Show host Sarah Holmes interviews Peg Schafer of the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm. Call in with your questions or comments.
A one day intensive program giving an in depth look at the managing a medicinal plant nursery and/or farming operation with the goal of producing efficacious medicine. This program is for both growers with some agricultural experience and experienced gardeners. 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 and harvesting. Pao zhi or processing will not be extensively addressed.
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. You may also pick it up from your local independent book seller, from Chelsea Green Publishing or your local library. For registration and/or questions contact Peg
Gardening with Chinese Herbs. Grow Chinese botanicals for beautiful and medicinal edibles, with a focus on herbs that grow well here in the bay area. Donations benefit for the Sonoma County Herb Exchange, www.sonomaherbs.org. Seed Bank, 199 Petaluma Blvd North, cross street Washington.
Growing Asian Medicinal Plants, weekend workshop
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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. www.quarryhillbg.org.