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Nurturing Your Botanical Sanctuary Workshop

October 1-2, 2015Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio, USA Through the generous support of New Chapter we are thrilled to be offering this two-day workshop to those who are current Botanical Sanctuary Network members and Sacred Seed Garden members. This is an opportunity for members of these two networks to gather and learn important ETHNOBOTANICAL skills, share stories, and to strengthen ties that revive the concept of the sacred groves. Please join us! Visit the event page for...

Newest Addition to the Sacred Seeds Sanctuaries: Tafi Atome in Ghana

The latest addition to the Sacred Seeds Sanctuary network is Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary and Cultural Village in Ghana.  This is a community-protected sacred natural site.  It is a forest that is adjacent to the community of Tafi Atome, in the Volta Region of Ghana. In 1996, the Nature Conservation Research Center (NCRC), an environmental organization based in the capital city of Accra, partnered with the community to have the sacred forest recognized as a conservation project....

United Plant Savers and Sacred Seeds Join Forces

United Plant Savers is thrilled to announce our merger with Sacred Seeds. Sacred Seeds is a global network of sanctuaries preserving biodiversity and plant knowledge through living gardens, containing locally important plants focused on medicinals but including those of ceremonial, food, and craft use. Sacred Seeds formed from the vision of its founding garden at New Chapter's partner farm Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica, similar to how United Plant Savers Goldenseal Sanctuary in Ohio became the...

Organic Gardening Magazine features Sacred Seeds program manager Ashley Glenn

Organic Gardening Magazine Vol. 60 No. 6 October/November 2013 Follow the link below to view the article :