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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

August 12, 2016
Garden Tours and dinner

August 13, 2016


The Wisconsin Unit invites you to The Central District's

Friday, August 12 at 1pm
Join us at Boerner Botanical Gardens, to tour their lovely Herb and Rose Gardens with staff horticulturalist, Peggy Gibbs-Zautke.
After the tour we are off to Roasarian Will Radler's wonderful two acre home garden where he will personally give us a guided tour.

Friday continues with a Meet & Greet at 6pm with dinner following at 6:30pm at Thunder Bay Grill.
Dinner will be followed by a crafts event with refreshments at the Best Western Waukesha Grand. A block of rooms have been reserved. See the brochure for more details.

Saturday, August 13th, Gathering
Steinhafel's Furniture Store
W231 N1013 County Highway F,
Waukesha, WI
9:30am registration and a light breakfast will be provided
Jackie Johnson, ND presents "From Magic to Medicine-the Plant Usage of Central North America".
Shelly Culea-"The Kingdom of the Monarch"
Carolee Snyder-"17th & 18th Century Sill Rooms: History, Recipts, and Their Usefulness Today"

Door prizes, silent auction items will be awarded at the end of the day.

Please review the Gathering Invitation for more information

Gathering Registration form Registration Deadline-August 1st


Great Lakes District:

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

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.

September, 3, 2016



Under the Arbor Herbal Demonstration 2016

National Herb Garden
3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

The Potomac Unit of The Herb Society of America presents:
Paprika: A star on the Chile Pepper Stage


September, 10, 2016



Under the Arbor Herbal Demonstration 2016

National Herb Garden
3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

The South Jersey Unit of The Herb Society of America presents
Lemon Herbs in your Cooking


October, 8, 2016




National Herb Garden
3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Presented by a number of Units from the Mid-Atlantic District

Learn more about this wonderful herb and the National Herb Garden!


October 21 & 23, 2016


Mid-Atlantic District Gathering, Cape May, New Jersey

The South Jersey Unit of The Herb Society of America will host the
Mid-Atlantic District in Cape May, New Jersey.

                             On the Way to Cape May

Accommodations at Le Mer Beachfront Inn, 1317 Beach Ave., Cape May, New Jersey. A number of rooms are being held for a two night stay. Code for Group Rate: 1612021HSAM
Rates for the rooms vary according to what you choose-ocean view, city view, limited, etc. and range ffrom $119-$157. The last day to book the group rate is October 6, 2016.
Hotel parking and WiFi is free.
Below is the link to the hotel to view rooms and make reservations
Click here for a link to the hotel to view rooms and to make reservations.

Visit www.njcapmay.com website for information on Cape May, a detailed map of Cape May, local attractions and restaurants

To get inspired please check out this You Tube video - ON THE WAY TO CAPE MAY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsfeEvZcTjM

For many travel will consist of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Consult the website at capemaylewesferry.com for schedule and fares.

Click here for the complete Mid-Atlantic District Gathering 2016 and registration form.

Deadline to register is October 6, 2016

October 4, 2016


Herbal Delights Symposium, PA Heartland Unit

Location: Stokesay Castle
Reading, PA

Description: PA Heartland Unit will be holding their annual Herbal Delights Symposium at Stokesay Castle in Reading, PA, on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 beginning at 10:00 AM.  Featured speaker will be Kirk Brown who, in the morning, will portray John Bartram as the "American Medical Herbalist".  Later, he will represent himself as he gives a presentaion on "Herbs for Lifestyle Landscapes".  The symposium will also include vendors, demonstration tables, raffle, educational display, and a luncheon.

Brochures will be mailed the first week of August and, at the same time, information will be on the PA Heartland website www.paheartlandhsa.org.For specific questions, contact registrar, Peggy Manbeck, at manbeckp@usa.net.


Northeast District:

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

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 2, 2016



The Herb Society of America Southeast District Gathering presents
                                             Tasting Notes
                    Hosted by The Herb Society of Nashville
                                     Nashville, TN

Friday, September 30, 2016
Pre-Conference Event
6:30-9:00pm Wine tasting, sparkling sodas, heavy hors d'oeuvres and socializing at a member's home.

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Meetings will be held at Cheekwood Botanical Garden, Nashville
8:30-9:30am Southeast District Meeting
9:30am-3:00pm Herb Day 2016
A sensory exploration of food and wine, sponsored by The Herb Society of Nashville.

                                     A FOOD AND WINE PARING
             by Chef Jack White and Winemaker Chris Bratcher

Chris Bratcher is the owner of Bratcher Winery, an upscale boutique winery located in the Santa Rita Hills of Santa Barbara County, California. Chris is also the owner of Riverside Wines located in Chattanooga, TN.

Jack White worked for twenty years as a Hollywood food stylist for the film industry. You can see Jack's delectable creations in over eighty-five feature films including Hunger Games, Thor, Ironman, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Star Trek, August Osage County and many more.

Herb Day registration will be open to the general public beginning July 22, 2016. Please send in your registration for Herb Day as soon as possible.

Sunday, October 2, 2016
9:30am Self guided tour of HSN members' gardens
Map will be provided

Click here for more information about the Southeast District Gathering, including registration and lodging.

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!