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Central District:

Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky

May 28, 2016
9am-3pm

 

Wisconsin Unit Herb Fair

Location:
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130

Description:
1000's of Herb and Other Plants for Sale
Artisans and vendors with herbal, gardening and other items...
(Jewelry, ceramics, fresh baked items, garden art and more)

Tea Room serving herbal teas and herbal baked goods
Thyne Square featuring herbal items made by Wisconsin Unit Members

Information Talks include:
"Peppers-Appetizers to Dessert" with Louise Block Owner of Cusine at Home, Cedarburg, WI

"Growing Herbs in Containers" with Nino Ridgeway, Owner of Herbs & Everylastings at Barthel Fruit Farm, Mequon, WI

Children's Activities

HSA WISCONSIN UNIT HERB FAIR PROGRAM 2016

June 27, 2016

9am - 3:30pm

The Garden Salon
An Herbal Gathering in our Gardens

Location:
Shady Acres Herb Farm
7815 Highway 212
Chaska, MN

Description:
Enjoy a fun, relaxing and informative day of lectures, demonstrations and workshops on the farm. Speakers include, Susan Betz, Pat Crocker and Theresa Mieseler.

For more information view The Garden Salon Brochure

August 12 & 13, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!

Central District Gathering
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Stay tuned for more details!

Great Lakes District:

Ontario Canada, Western New York, Michigan, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania

June 24 & 25, 2016

 

Mulberry Creek Herb Farm
19th Annual Herb Fair
50 vendors, classes, plant sale, and entertainment with a Medieval Twist

HERB FAIR SCHEDULE OF CLASSES:
Saturday
10:30 Cooking with Medieval Herbs by Cheri Schraidt
11:30 Medieval Medicinal & Magical Herbs by Mary Winters
12:30 Lady Katherine of Lovain by Kathleen Gips
2:30 Bee Keeping
3:30 Medieval Medicine: HONEY by Lynn Zukowski

Sunday
10:30 Medieval Medicinal Herbs by Mary Colvin
11:30 Medieval Dining Customs by Beth Funk
12:30 Thieves Oil by Kathy Coolbaugh
1:30 Cooking with Herbs, Medieval & Today by Mary Jane LaLonde
2:30 Merry Meade Making
3:30 Dragon Flame Throwers (Kids' Craft) by Renee Henisch

For more information visit Mulberry Creek's home page

July 15 & 16, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!

Great Lakes District Gathering 2016


The Frankenmuth Mid-Michigan Unit would like to invite you to The Herb Society of America 2016 Great Lakes District Gathering
Gemuetlichkeit - Celebrating Frankenmuth Hospitality
through European Cuisine, Art & History

Frankenmuth proudly celebrates its German roots and history and we look forward to extening some of out town's
Gemuetlichkeit (warm hospitality) to all our herbal friends.

Friday, July 15
Garden Tours to three local gardens
Optional Dinner at the Christmas Station

Saturday, July 16
Speakers include:
Barbara Heidinger-Savor the Taste of Europe
David Holtslander-Art Nouveau in the Garden
Gloria Rodammer- Hildegard von Bingen, German Benedictine Abess, writer, composer and philosopher.
See the Announcement for more details

Special buffet lunch provided by Zender's of Frankenmuth

Garden Market vendors include:
The Frankenmuth Unit
The Herb Society of America
Herbally Yours
Tozy Tea
Organic World Spice Market
Metal Sculptures by David Holtslander, speaker and Artisian

Click here to view more details 2016 Great Lakes District Gathering Announcement, and Registration

Deadline for registration July 1, 2016

 

October 8, 2016

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair

Watch for more information!

 

Mid-Atlantic District:

Delaware, Virginia, Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, D.C.

May 28 & 29, 2016

 

40th Annual Herb Weekend at Triple Oaks
Nursery & Herb Garden

There will be free presentation all day Saturday and Sunday with many delicious taste treats.

Learn all about planting and picking your herbs with Lorraine and taste cookies and tea. See how to make a delicious pesto from basil or oregano with HSA members Phil and Angel! Find out which herbs are loved by polinators with Joe and those that attract flower faries with Jaye.

Taste herbal May wine, herb butter, and snacks. Learn all about herbs for health from Sarah Outlaw and Ursula Dinshah. Learn all about Lavender from Elaine Shipko.

Enjoy a presentation by the Green Woman, Karen O'Brien. Karen's costumed presentation looks back in time to the practice of using herbs in all manners of seventeenth century life.

For more information and a schedule of events



 

 

June 11 & 12, 2016

 

The Virginia Herb Festival presented by the Sunflower Cottage Herb Farm and Backroom Brewery

Location:
150 Ridgemont Road
Middletown, VA 22645

Description:
Farm brewery, demonstrations, vendors and more

For more information visit http://www.virginiaherbfestival.com/

 

 

June 13, 2016

Pennsylvania Heartland Unit Herbal Delights Symposium Bus Tour

Location:
Bus tour in Lancaster County, PA

Description:
The PA Heartland Unit will be hosting their annual Herbal Delights Bus Tour in Lancaster County, PA primarily in the city of Lancaster's Historic District.

Five backyard gardens, nestled behind historic homes will be visited, including the gardens  at the home of Dennis Denenberg, which has earned the reputation of a 'must  see' garden in Lancaster. In addition, attendees will visit The Wolf Museum of Music and Art, where the garden features a beautiful variety of native plants. There will be two sites to visited outside of Lancaster City; The Penn State Demonstration Gardens in Manheim, which focus on the inspirational Idea Gardens, developed and maintained by Master Gardeners, and the nursery Stauffers of Kissel Hill.

For more information contact-Gail Seeley 610.926.3749

October 21 & 22, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!

Mid-Atlantic District Gathering, Cape May, New Jersey

 

More information to come!

 

 

Northeast District:

Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Eastern New York, Connecticut, portions of New Jersey, Eastern Canada

May 25, 2016

Save the Date!
Connecticut Unit Symposium

Fabulous Speakers, herbal delights for sale and a delicious lunch. You will be glad you attended.

 

July 21 & 22, 2016

 

Save the Date!
2016 Northeast District Gathering
"Our Native Roots - Then & Now"

                              

Location:
Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie, New York

Description: The Hudson Valley is said by many to be the birthplace of American landscape design. Join your fellow Herb Society members as we enjoy a sampling of the area's attractions while we learn the importance of our native plants both today and in an era gone by. Tour three private gardens that offer a diverse sample of styles representative of the area, meet the Beatrix Farrand Garden Association, relax with friends before heading to dinner, receive news from headquarters, participate in the district meeting, be tempted by our sensational raffle baskets and learm more about our useful natives from experts in their field.

Registration: $85 per person.
Click here to view the 2016 Northeast District Gathering mailer with registration form and lodging information
Completed registration forms with payment must be postmarked by June 19, 2016.

For additional information contact:
Northeast District Membership Delegate
Jen Munson
jenmunson@yahoo.com

September 15, 2016

11am - 2pm

 

New York Unit 68th Annual Herb Fair

Location:
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
400 Route 22
Katonah, NY

Description:
Plants, pantry items, fresh herbs, baked goods, potpourri, gardening aids, demonstratons, herbal gifts, books, and more.

Luncheon and delicious lovage soup are available for purchase.
Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information contact herbsocietyny@gmail.com

 

 

South Central District

Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas, Missouri

October 28 & 29, 2016

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Southeast District Gathering
Beaumont, Texas

Watch for more information!

 

 

Southeast District

Arkansas, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and offshore East

June 4 & June 11, 2016

9am-3pm

Harb's Oasis Pond Tour

Proceeds benefit the Baton Rouge Unit of The Herb Society of America, for the bulind of the Herb Garden at the Burden LSU Agriculture Center in Baton Rouge.

Tickets are $15 for one day or $20 for both days
for more information contact Mary Williams 414.526.3016 or via email at druid.wi.rr.com

 

September 30 & October 1, 2016

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Southeast District Gathering
Nashville, TN

Watch for more details!

West District

California, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, Wyoming, Western Canada, Mexico, and offshore West

September 24 & 25, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!

West District Gathering
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Check back for more information!