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Peg Schafer

Peg Schafer

Peg Schafer is recognized as one of the pioneers and leaders in the field of the cultivation of Asian herbs. After more than fifteen years of commercial herb cultivation and research at the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm in Petaluma, California, Schafer has distilled her findings into a guide for growers and practitioners of Chinese medicine. Schafer has played an influential role in establishing a network of organizations including Fu Tian Herbs, the first company in the United States to solely offer certified organic, domestically grown Chinese herbs (which she co-founded), The Sonoma County Herb Association, and The Medicinal Herb Consortium. Along with offering seed and field-grown herbs, Schafer's own Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm operates as an experimental farm to investigate herb cultivation and aid herb conservation. Its internship program gives people hands-on knowledge experience in all aspects of growing and harvesting Chinese herbs.

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Peg Schafer Events

September 9th, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Peg Schafer at 2015 National Heirloom Expo

Location: 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA, 95404 | Authors: Peg Schafer

Peg Schafer will be giving a speech about plant medicine at this year's National Heirloom Expo, which will be taking place from September 8-10 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Schafer's speech will take place in the Showcase Cafe on September 9th from 5:00-6:00PM. Full-weekend tickets to the expo are $30, though single-day tickets are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Health & Wellness | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Lecture 
Book: The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm - A Cultivator's Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production 

October 24th, 2015 - 10:00 am

Peg Schafer at Quarryhill Botanical Gardens

Location: 12841 Sonoma Hwy, Glen Ellen, CA, 95442 | Authors: Peg Schafer

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.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Health & Wellness | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Class/Walk 
Book: The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm - A Cultivator's Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production 

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