Planting the Future


Sara Katz and Ed Smith co-founders of Herb Pharm (which is celebrating 40 years in 2019) are also both founders of United Plant Savers. Our west coast celebration will be a day filled with talks and workshops. The following teachers are already onboard: Richo Cech, Rosemary Gladstar, Scott Kloos, Jane Bothwell, Matt Dybala, Autumn Summers, James Jungwirth, Mindy Green, Mark Disharoon, Jeff and Elise Higley, Ed Smith, and Thomas Doty, as well as United Plant Savers board members: Kathleen Maier, Steven Yeager, Bevin Clare, Helen Metzman and Kelly Ablard.

Topics to include: the herbalist path to sustainability, endangered plants in essential oils, creating an herb garden, substitutes for at-risk species, the ecology of seaweeds, bioregional medicinals and edibles, regenerative wildcrafting, and an array of plant walks around the Herb Pharm Farm and Educational Garden.

Stay tuned for schedule, activities and vendor details. To read about teachers and class click HERE
NOTE: A hydration station will be provided with water, tea and snacks. You are welcome to bring your own lunch or you can select a registration option below that includes a boxed lunch for an extra $12. Each lunch will come with a sandwich, side and piece of fruit. The vegetarian option is also gluten & dairy-free.
Join us for a special Sunday Intensive on June 16, 2019, with Kathleen Harrison of Botanical Dimensions. She will be teaching “The Art of Seeing,” a botanical illustration class, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. She will help us learn to truly look at a plant, fall in love with its form and then draw it realistically, using graphite and ink. All materials will be provided. Meals are not included in the ticket price, so please bring lunch. A hydration station will be provided with water, tea and snacks. Class space is limited to 20 people. The cost is $100.
If you are interested in vending – please contact – Alexis Durham –
(you must be a UpS member and cost is 25.00)