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New England

The New England Unit of The Herb Society of America

Mission Statement: The New England Unit of the Herb Society of  America is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use, and
delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with community. Our unit
has the distinction of being the first unit of HSA, founded in 1935.

Meeting times and locations:  Approximately 7 weekday meetings are held in a variety of locations in and around the New England
area. Most of the meetings are in Massachusetts and are scheduled in September, October, November/December, March,
April, June, and July. Additionally, we offer several programs each year that include lectures, garden visits and hands-on workshops.

Geographic area served: Members are from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, and New Hampshire.

Garden: The New England Unit established a Teaching Herb Garden in 2001 at the Gardens at Elm Bank, home of the
Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Wellesley. In 2022 we turned over the garden to MassHort. We invite you to visit the
Teaching Herb Garden and all the gardens at Elm Bank.

We welcome you to visit our website:

You can also find us on Facebook: New England Unit 

We welcome inquiries for joining our unit.  Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in herbs, including how to grow
them, and learning about their uses, history, and folklore.