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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

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

June 24 & 25, 2016


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

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

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


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



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.

October 21 & 22, 2016


Mid-Atlantic District Gathering, Cape May, New Jersey


More information to come!


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 Kurt 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 "Hers 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

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!