ISBN: 9781603583305 Year Added to Catalog: 2011 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: 4-color Dimensions: 8 x 10 Number of Pages: 336 Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Release Date: November 28, 2011 Web Product ID: 643
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The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm
A Cultivator's Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production
On June 20th, Peg Schafer will lead a one day intensive for new growers at the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm from 9-4:00 PM.
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 and cost to attend is $150. The book The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivators Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production is also a required text for this intensive.
On June 27th, Peg Schafer will lead a one day intensive for experienced growers at the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm in West Sonoma, CA.
This program will run from 9-4:00 PM and give 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.
Cost to attend is $150 and The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivators Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production is a required text.
On October 24, Peg Schafer will lead a Medicinal Plant Walk in the Quarryhill Botanical Gardens with Sean Fannin. Registration fee is $10 for members, and $15 for non-members. All proceeds of the walk will benefit the Quarryhill Botanical Garden.