Botanical Dimensions has been around for many, many years and does such good work in the field of ethnobotany. They have spearheaded many projects from cultivating and propagating beautiful plants from around the world along with the stories that go with them, opening an ethnobotanical library to the public, attending countless conferences to give talks about ethnobotany and the importance of preserving nature, hosting many many workshops, and much, much more.
I have been fortunate to take a few classes hosted by Kat Harrison as well as attend a conference where she gave the keynote speech and I cannot fully express how grateful I am for the opportunity to learn from someone with so much compassion for plants and people. She has dedicated her life to collecting this information and shares it so freely. Botanical Dimensions is a hands on, active nonprofit that turns your donations into a very tangible, useful result. Thank you Kat and BD for all you have done for plants, for people and the world.
At Botanical Dimensions, we have been doing unique and valuable work in ethnobotany for 30 years! We have completed or continue our projects in Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii and California. In 2015, our Ethnobotany Library has opened north of San Francisco, CA. It is our current pride and joy, inviting the public to use this growing resource of 1100 books and periodicals on the human-plant relationship. Ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison teaches classes locally as well as internationally. We are developing databases of native plant uses and making videos about indigenous healing plants and practices. Please support our work! Thanks to all who love plants and people. And mushrooms too.