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Our Next Event includes Meeting, Auction and Raffle:
December 8, 2021

MEETING TOPIC: Ecological Herbalism

Presenter: Susan Leopold
LOCATION:  Zoom meeting – see link below
TIME: 7:00-8:30 PM

Description:  As all of us know, the resources of the Earth are being used by human beings (especially the wealthy consumer nations) at an unsustainable pace. This is as true in the herbal domain as in all others. That was the underlying inspiration for the foundation of United Plant Savers. This lecture offers an overview of the ecological problems and solutions facing the modern herbalist.

While there are important laws governing this field, we never want to forget, at United Plant Savers, that the herbalist should be in right relationship with the plants, in whatever way each person experiences that relationship. We emphasize individual responsibility. That is not possible without an understanding of the problems and solutions––and that means education.

We need to know about wild plants and the communities in which they live, as well as the stresses that herbal and non-herbal users place upon them. For the individual herbalist this can include planting, identifying and supporting plant sanctuaries, sustainable use of wild herbs, understanding the specific guidelines and laws that increasingly govern the field.

Monthly lectures are from 7:00 to 8:30PM. There is a suggested donation of $5, but the lecture is free for members. You can join or donate HERE.

Buy a raffle ticket today!  Winners will be drawn at the end of the Dec. 8 meeting.

Click on image to purchase a raffle ticket.


Click on image to purchase a raffle ticket.

Now is your chance to bid on a wonderful selection of herbal products.  From products to classes, you are sure to find something you like.

Bidding runs now through Dec. 8 and ends at 10pm.

Announcements

Vote for Board of Director Nominations

NCHG board positions have a two year time commitment. Every two years, current NCHG members are invited to vote in the board elections.

Below is a list of the candidates for officers for the Guild

  • Marina Povlitzki, President
  • Kathy Tran, Secretary
  • Justine Kolb, Treasurer

Remaining At-Large Board members: Betsy Nelson, Pamela Broekmeier, Tammy Meyer, Vince Wisniewski and Amy Sponaugle.

Board members will serve a two-year term, which begins in January, 2022.

Current NCHG Members, please Use this link to place your vote.

The voting deadline is November 30, 2022 11:45PM, CT

Big thanks to Kathy Madenjian, Vice President Carolyn Smith, and President Laura Sanden for their service over the past two years. You will be missed!

About the NCHG Board of Directors:
The NCHG Board of Directors is comprised of elected representatives of the membership. The BoD’s duty is to act on behalf of the membership to see that the mission of the organization, as stated in the by-laws, is carried out, and that the organization is financially sound.

The Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism is offering a special 25% discount on classes and monthly subscriptions for North Country Herbalist Guild members!  There is no limit as to how many times you can use it.

Don’t miss this opportunity to dive into your herbal studies this year, at a bargain price!

Use discount code: NCHG2021
This offer expires on 12/31/2021


We are on YouTube!

You can now enjoy past meetings by watching them on YouTube over and over!

Also, please subscribe to our channel, and share it with those who you think will enjoy the content as well.

Book Club

2022 lineup coming soon

Find more information HERE.

Thursday, ??
7-8:30pm

Do you have a suggestion for our next book?
Let us know

Thanks to those who joined in the discussion of Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to do is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings by Mary Siisip Geniusz.

North Country Herbalist Guild welcomes your participation.

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