Legislation & Conservation

Video of a Roundtable Discussion on the Future of Goldenseal

The North Carolina Ginseng Association, United Plant Savers, and Living Web Farms hosted an online event to capture the opinions and recommendations of a broad cross-section of experts and producers of Goldenseal. This virtual event took place on April 22, 2020.

Speaker List:

Lisa Soledad Almaraz, Media Director for Living Web Farms Asheville, NC

Robert A. Eidus President NC Ginseng & Goldenseal Co. Marshall, NC
@Eagle Feather Organic Farm

Gary Kauffman Botanist & Plant Ecologist Asheville, NC
National Forest in NC

Lesley Starke Program Manager, Raleigh, NC
NC Plant Conservation Program
NC Department of Agriculture & Cultural Services

John Ager NC State Representative, Buncombe Co. Fairview, NC
Owner of Hickory Nut Gap farm

Dr. Jeanine Davis Associate Professor & Extension Specialist Fletcher, NC
NC Horticultural Research Station

Shawn Swartz Forester, Forest Manager Swannanoa, NC
Warren Wilson College


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