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Cultivating Forest Medicinals, Creating Healthy Economy

women harvest black cohosh

Appalachia’s forest are home to a stunning array of medicinal plants. A movement called forest farming is emerging to grow these plants in private forestland to decrease strains on plant populations and strengthen the market for the region’s botanicals.

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Integrating a Plant Medicine Economy

Scientific analysis of locally grown herbs is helping farmers, entrepreneurs and consumers take advantage of the region’s botanical bounty.

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