The Plant Report- Every Plant Has A Story
About This Show
Learn about the botanical world one plant at a time. The Plant Report is a new educational resource about plants, herbal medicine, ethnobotany and the human/plant relationship. The Plant Report is a project of Sustainable World Radio.
Most Recent Episode
Native Plants of the Appalachian Woodlands
Oct 13 17
Learn about native Appalachian herbs in this interview with educator, designer, and farmer Trevor Piersol.
In this episode, Trevor talks about American Ginseng, Goldenseal, Blue Cohosh, Black Cohosh, and two of the many fungi that grow in this region, Reishi and Chaga. Trevor shares with us the type of medicine these plants provide, how to use them, how to ensure that the plants you buy are ethically harvested, and how you can grow them at home or in a nearby woodland.