For the better part of Appalachian human history, medical care was not purchased at a drugstore or found at the end of an ambulance ride.
Mountaineers knew where to look in the woods and how to grow their own medicine.
The Appalachian forests boast dozens of medicinal plants used traditionally and today to prevent and treat illness.
Learn to identify, responsibly collect, and prepare native medicinal plants.
Learn modern and traditional techniques of forest farming to grow native medicinals in an Appalachian forest environment.