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Central District | Great Lakes District | Mid-Atlantic District | Northeast District | South Central District | Southeast District | West District


Central District:

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

May 28, 2016


Wisconsin Unit Herb Fair

Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130

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


June 27, 2016

9am - 3:30pm

The Garden Salon
An Herbal Gathering in our Gardens

Shady Acres Herb Farm
7815 Highway 212
Chaska, MN

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


Central District Gathering
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Stay tuned for more details!

Great Lakes District:

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

July 15 and 16, 2016


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 Registrationl

Deadline for registration July 1, 2016


October 8, 2016



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.

June 11 & 12, 2016


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

150 Ridgemont Road
Middletown, VA 22645

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

Bus tour in Lancaster County, PA

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


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"


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

September 15, 2016

11am - 2pm


New York Unit 68th Annual Herb Fair

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

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



Southeast District Gathering
Beaumont, Texas

Watch for more information!



Southeast District

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

September 30 & October 1, 2016



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


West District Gathering
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Check back for more information!