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Sat, Sep 02


Wild Hudson Valley Farm and Sanctuary

Taking the Deep-Dive into Ginseng: Workshop

Join us for a workshop and learn to grow your own American ginseng!

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Taking the Deep-Dive into Ginseng: Workshop
Taking the Deep-Dive into Ginseng: Workshop

Time & Location

Sep 02, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wild Hudson Valley Farm and Sanctuary, Abandoned Airport Rd, Cairo, NY 12413, USA

About the Event

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is a native perennial plant that grows in forests throughout Eastern North America and has long been harvested for trade and medicine. This hands-on workshop is designed to teach participants everything they need to know to start their own backyard ginseng farm. The entire workshop will take place in the woods, where we will learn how to identify ginseng in the wild, explore ginseng's habitat and its companion plants, and learn how to plant, care for, and responsibly harvest this small but picky plant. Participants will receive free educational materials as well as stratified ginseng seed to do some test plantings at home. Additional ginseng seed and Justin's Guide to Ginseng Habitat will be avallable for purchase at the event. Come on out and get ready to grow your own!  This is a FREE workshop cohosted by the Northeast Forest Farmers Coalition (NFFC) and Wild Hudson Valley. 

Where: Wild Hudson Valley (Cairo, NY) 

When: September 10, 2022 1:00pm-4:00pm 

Who: Anyone interested in learning more about ginseng and forest farming!  Only 20 spots are available, and we anticpate the event will fill up in advance, so please RSVP to to reserve a spot! Please only RSVP if you are sure you can attend the event. For those traveling to attend this workshop, Wild Hudson Valley offers weekend nature programming and glamping-style accommodations, and participants can get 15% off their Eco Camp stay with the code GINSENG15. Visit to learn more. 


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    This ticket includes take-home materials and ginseng seeds.

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