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Medicinal and Culinary Herbs

St Johns Wort (Copyright IStock).Do you want to grow, market or learn more about herbs? Discover new varieties, cultivation techniques, sources of market information and herb lore.

University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.

Factsheet describes marketing culinary herbs, market outlook, as wel as production and economic considerations for starting an herb farm.

University of Illinois. Extension.

Directory of culinary herbs includes information on herb culture, harvesting, drying and storage.

Penn State University. College of Agricultural Sciences.

Basic cultivation and culinary information for herbs searchable by use, plant type and plant family.

Library of Congress.

Bibliography of medicinal plant directories and Websites of interest to scientists and researchers.

Kress, H.

Gives information on growing, harvesting, gardening with and using herbs. Also provides photographs, discussion forums, full text of classic herbal works and extensive links.

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Production and marketing information for herbs, edible flowers and specialty cut flowers is available under the Herbs and Flowers section.

A large collection of materials compiled by school director, Michael Moore, including instructional materials, plant images and many historic documents available in full-text online such as Fenner's Complete Formulary and Handbook (1888), The Dispensatory of the USA, 20th Edition (1918) and those on topics such as eclectic medicine, materia medica, pharmaceuticals, herb production, Thomsonian medicine, ethnobotany and traditional plant uses.

Oregon State University. Oregon Small Farms.

Source of information about the production of culinary, medicinal, aromatic and ornamental herbs and flowers.