2011

Jan. 21-23
Winter Retreat for Intern Alumni, Ghent NY
Feb. 7
Organizational meeting with local growers, Philmont Public Library
April 14
“Update on Domestic Production of Chinese Herbs,” Kamwo Meetup, Manhattan NY, 7:00 PM
April 30
Deadline for 2011 seed orders
May 10-13
CCAOM meetings, Baltimore MD
May 31
Deadline for August Internship reservations
June 19
Annual Field Day & Plant Sale, Noon to 5 PM
July 26
Philmont Farmers Market Plant Sale, 10am-1pm
Aug. 17-24
HFG 2011 Internship Intensive, Philmont-Ghent NY
Sept. 15
“Can I Grow Ginseng in My Backyard, Part One,” Philmont Public Library, 7-8:30pm
Sept. 17
“Can I Grow Ginseng in My Backyard, Part Two” with Bob Beyfuss, Philmont Public Library, 1-4:00pm
Nov. 6
“Chinese Herbs From Landscape to Dispensary, Part One,” Eastern School of Acupuncture & Traditional Medicine, Montclair NJ, 8am – 5pm
Dec. 4
“Chinese Herbs From Landscape to Dispensary, Part Two,” Eastern School of Acupuncture & Traditional Medicine, Montclair NJ, 8am – 5pm

2012

Feb. 1
Reception for Peg Schafer and Jean Giblette at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco CA, 6:30-9:00 pm
Feb. 2
“Medicine in Your Hands,” Peg Schafer and Jean Giblette, Five Branches University in Santa Cruz CA, 12:30-1:30 pm
Feb. 3
“Chinese Medicinal Herbs: A Farmer’s Primer,” Peg Schafer and Jean Giblette, EcoFarm Conference, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove CA, 1:15-3:00 pm
Feb. 4-5
“Horticultural Research and Grant Writing,” Jean Giblette, Bastyr University course (Holistic Landscape Design certificate program), Kenmore WA
Feb. 11-12
“Asian Medicinal Plant Horticulture,” Jean Giblette, Bastyr University course (Holistic Landscape Design certificate program), Kenmore WA
March 4
Seed Germination Workshop at the UMass Greenhouses, Jean Giblette & Dr. Lyle E. Craker, organized by Felix Lufkin, Amherst MA, Noon-3pm
May 20
“Chinese Medicinal Herbs at Morris Arboretum,” Cara Frank L.Ac. and Jean Giblette, Philadelphia PA
Aug. 4
“Asian Medicinal Plant Ecology: Cultivation and Conservation,” co-sponsored by the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Denver CO
Aug. 6
“Asian Medicinal Plant Ecology: Cultivation and Conservation,” co-sponsored by the North American Tang Shou Tao Association, 2012 annual meeting in Loveland CO
Aug. 7
“Family Patterns in Seeds: A Seed Germination Workshop,” co-sponsored by the North American Tang Shou Tao Association conference, Loveland CO
Aug. 11-19
Four-Part Chinese Herb Intensive With Joe Hollis & Jean Giblette, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC

2015

Jan. 24
“Group Effort: An Update on Chinese Medicinal Herb Production,” Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Winter Conference, Saratoga Springs NY
June 24
“Group Effort: An Update on Chinese Medicinal Herb Production,” Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Seneca Falls NY
Sept. 19
Ginseng Planting Workshop with Bob Beyfuss, Philmont & Austerlitz NY
Oct. 2
“Group Effort: An Update on Chinese Medicinal Herb Production,” TriState College of Acupuncture, Manhattan NY
Oct. 3
“Group Effort: An Update on Chinese Medicinal Herb Production,” New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Mineola NY
Oct. 5
“Group Effort: An Update on Chinese Medicinal Herb Production,” Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Manhattan NY
Nov. 1
“Chinese Medicinal Herbs Grown in the USA: Cooperation Benefits Small Farms,” Third Forum on Rural Civilization, Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing China

2013

Feb. 1-2
“Growing and Marketing Asian Medicinal Herbs” with Peg Schafer, sponsored by Pioneers in Ecological Medicine, Inner Ecology and others, Chicago IL
Mar. 22-23
“Partners for Domestic Production of Asian Medicinal Plants” with Peg Schafer, NCCAOM-certified for 16 PDAs, sponsored by Northwest Agriculture Business Center, Mt. Vernon WA
April 27
“Ecological Agriculture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in the United States,” 7th International Forum on Ecological Civilization: Rural Development, Claremont CA
Grower-practitioner group attending NABC workshop, Mt. Vernon WA
Grower-practitioner group attending NABC workshop, Mt. Vernon WA

2014

Feb. 7-9
Pioneers in Ecological Medicine (PEM) farmer training, co-sponsored by Inner Ecology, EcoVision Sustainable Learning Center and others, Chicago IL
Mar. 10
“Chinese Herbal Medicine and Western Science,” graduate seminar, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst MA
Mar. 15-16
“Agents of Health: Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs,” farmer training sponsored by the Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, Pilot VA
May 17-18
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Lily Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC
June 7-8
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Buttercup Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC
June 28-29
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Carrot Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC
July 19
“North American Grown Chinese Herbs: Partners for Production,” International Herb Association conference, Toronto Ontario
July 19-20
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Mint Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC
Aug. 16-17
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Legume Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC
Sep. 13-14
“Chinese Medicinal Plants: Rose Family,” taught by Joe Hollis, NCCAOM-certified for 12 PDAs, Mountain Gardens, Burnsville NC