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Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Patricia Kyritsi Howell
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Boston Academic Pub

This concise guide to medicinal plants of the Southern Appalachians includes botanical descriptions of 45 native plants, their historical and current uses in herbal practice, detailed, easy-to-follow medicine making instructions and unique recipes for syrups, liniments, digestive bitters and more. The book invites the reader to explore native plants in
Connecting to Native Plants Through Herbal Medicine Tradition at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Elizabeth Michelle Solomon
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

This project aims to illuminate the importance of native southern Appalachian plants to traditional and contemporary medicine through the research-informed design and implementation of a native medicinal plant teaching garden at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center in Mountain City, Georgia. The Foxfire Museum is a folklife cultural center that
Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Ann Simpson, Rob Simpson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This field guide dedicated to wildflowers of the Blue Ridge Parkway is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to the vibrant wildflower habitats along the Blue Ridge Parkway in a colorful and portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the wildflowers are arranged by color and family
The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Jeff Carpenter, Melanie Carpenter
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05 - Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer is the first book to be published on organic commercial herb farming, written by a successful, small-scale herb farmer husband-and-wife team located in Vermont. The few existing books on growing herbs are often inaccurate, and inapplicable to the small-scale market growers of medicinal herbs, focusing
The Profit of the Earth
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Courtney Fullilove
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-18 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

While there is enormous public interest in biodiversity, food sourcing, and sustainable agriculture, romantic attachments to heirloom seeds and family farms have provoked misleading fantasies of an unrecoverable agrarian past. The reality, as Courtney Fullilove shows, is that seeds are inherently political objects transformed by the ways they are gathered,