Perspectives on the Production of Asian Medicinal Plants
Friday October 14th, 2016, 6:30-8:30
An evening lecture and discussion on local production of Chinese medicinal plants including an overview of the US market and focus on the emerging market in British Columbia. Perspectives on the history and future of Chinese medicinal plants, cultivation, conservation, access in the marketplace, quality and pertinent issues affecting growers and practitioners today.
Production of Asian Medicinal Herbs in the Pacific Northwest
Saturday October 15th - Sunday October 16th, 2016
Admission: $150 (without PDA/CEU), $250 (including PDA/CEU)
This two day workshop will present detailed information on the regional cultivation of Asian medicinal herb plants, as well as relevant topics affecting herb quality and accessibility and building the sector. This program will be of interest to growers, practitioners, students, and all those interested in the nascent market of contemporary Asian herbal medicine. Note that the clinical use of herbs is not covered.
Recommended reading: to get the most out of the two-day workshop, participants are highly encouraged to read Part One of The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivators Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production, which covers many foundational topics in the production and cultivation of Asian medicinal herbs. The book will soon be available for purchase at the KPU bookstore on the Richmond campus (8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond BC).
Workshop participants will...
The Saturday and Sunday portion of this course has been approved by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) for 11.5 PDA's and for Continuing Education Credit (CEU's) from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA). If attending for PDA's/CEU's, please choose the appropriate ticket category when registering.
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