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Sustainably Harvesting Oregon Grape

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Alternative wellness philosophies often ask “what is the root cause?” By assessing the root cause, one can take proactive measures towards health and well-being. In the case of Oregon grape, the root of this plant has been used by traditional healers to stimulate the digestive tract. Oregon grape root is classified as an Alterative and a Bitter in the tradition of neo-eclectic herbalism popularized by Michael Moore, Howie Brounstein, and many others.

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Precious Barks: Developing a Sustainable Tree Harvest

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Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference: Sky-Island Gathering

The path of herbalism is in many ways a journey, endless and winding, each turn on the way a chance for discovery for even the most experienced traveler. For many of us, it feels not like a hobby or business so much as a calling, beckoned forward by a sense of purpose, by the possibilities of healing, by the entreaties of plants whose voices and abilities we could give a lifetime to understanding. 

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Northwest Farm Stories: Growing Goldenseal & Ginseng

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New in the Shop: Forest Grown Organic Ginseng Leaves

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Farm Stories: North American Grown Calendula

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Farm Stories: Herbs of Appalachia

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Farm Stories: Northwest Summer Crop Report

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The Free Herbalism Project featuring Ryan Drum!

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The Sunday Steep!

 

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