American Botanical Council Creates a Sacred Seeds Sanctuary at ABC Headquarters

The American Botanical Council’s mission is to provide education using science-based and traditional information to promote responsible use of herbal medicine — serving the public, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals, industry and media. The ABC Sacred Seed Sanctuary is located on its Case Mill Homestead in Austin, Texas. Much of the focus is to incorporate the traditional medicines of the Native American tribes, Mexican immigrants, and European settlers of the area. Please enjoy...

Collecting Native Tree Seeds

  Dexter Dombro is a founder of Reserva Natural Pedregoza, a newly inducted Sacred Seeds sanctuary located in the Orinoco River basin in Vichada, Colombia.   Here he explains, in detail, one facet of Pedregoza's long term multi-species conservation strategy: propagating native tree species. 

Soiled and Seeded Magazine Celebrates "Gardens of Diversity"

  Soiled and Seeded Natural Heritage Explorations is an Ontario non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the connection between human beings and the environment through promoting a deeper understanding of our natural heritage.  They chose to share the Sacred Seeds program through their gardening magazine, Soiled and Seeded. Please click here to read the article.

The Sacred Seeds Challenge Winners Visit the First Sanctuary at Finca Luna Nueva

Above: After the inspiring tour of the Sacred Seeds garden at Luna Nueva. Left to right: Linda Cook, Patrick Cook, Steven Farrell, Jonathan Scott, Gail Scott, Ralph Oram, Maureen Oram. At Sacred Seeds, we are thrilled to hear the stories of people around the world taking the initative to save their native medicinal plant species. In 2010 we partnered with Organic Gardening Magazine, calling out to ethnobotanical heroes to share their efforts with us.  The results were tremendous! There is...