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Issues in the Chinese Botanical Industry: A Conversation with Thomas Avery Garran
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Please note: the time zone for this event is Eastern Time.
 
Thomas Avery Garran has been living in China since 2007 and received his PhD in Materia Medica studies and Plant Pharmacy at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences: National Center for Materia Medica Resources and Daodi Herbs (the first non-Chinese recipient of this degree). Thomas will speak about his perspectives on what is happening on the ground with herb production in China wild versus cultivated, the need for domestic cultivation, and other topics. He will also explain “daodi” and what that means in the domestic and global market of medicinal plants from China.

Biography 
Thomas has been studying herbal medicine for 30 years and Chinese medicine for over 25 years. He holds a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA (USA) and earned his PhD in Beijing. His latest publications are, Growing Chinese Herbs: Daodi Practices for Growing and Processing Chinese Herbs and Chinese Medicine and COVID-19: Results and Reflections from China (FREE ebook) published and sold exclusively by Passiflora Press. Thomas and his wife Holly are also founders of Herb Whisperer, a company focused on environmental and ecological literacy via its Learning Garden and farming consultancy program and also produces natural skincare products for the Chinese market. 

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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