Ed Smith (left), medical herbalist and co-founder of Herb Pharm, has been named the recipient of the American Botanical Council’s second Champion Award.
The ABC Champion Award was created to recognize an individual or individuals who have been outstanding supporters of ABC, helping the organization promote and achieve its mission. The generosity of ABC’s friends and members is vital to the nonprofit’s continued success and growth.
“I have always appreciated Ed’s strong personal and professional commitment to herb ingredient quality, and I consider him to be one of the best herbal medicine makers in North America,” said ABC’s Mark Blumenthal (right). “Ed is a highly passionate advocate for the herbal agenda.”