Ginseng: Root for the Home Team
But today, the same people who financed luxury homes and fishing boats off the ginseng harvest are fighting to stay afloat as root prices plunge to $10 a pound, the lowest level ... akin to cheering against the Green Bay Packers. But the 1,300 ginseng ...
Poaching of ginseng cash crop becoming common in southeast Ohio
No, it's not marijuana -- it's ginseng, which is prized in Asia as a kind of herbal panacea. Unfortunately, given the high market value of the root -- around $400 a dried pound -- and the fact that in this region, it's cultivated in wooded areas ...
Demand grows for ginseng, along with price
Last year's average was $26 to $28 a pound. Chinese herbalists attach the greatest value to the smallest, most wrinkly roots, thought to be the most potent with soothing and energy-boosting qualities. Ginseng normally isn't sold until it's washed and dried.
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2 poachers sentenced over illegally harvesting ginseng roots
Daniel Mizell, 26, of Green Mountain, was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail for engaging in business operations on the Blue Ridge Parkway and ... with 147 roots of freshly dug ginseng. Whitson admitted to owning 2 pounds of the roots and said Mizell ...