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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

November 1, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Madison Wisconsin Herb Society
32nd Annual Herb Fair

Olbrich Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin

Herbal vendors, workshops, and demonstrations

Free Herbal Presentations in the Atrium include:
Kathy Eich, Red Root Mountain
Jill Yeck, Harvest Moon Herb Farm
Laurie Lee, Herb'n Gardener

Herb of the Year being featured: Mediterranean Herbs

For more information: http://www.madisonherbsociety.org/HerbFair.htm

March 7, 2015



2015 Spring Symposium hosted by the Wisconsin Unit

813 Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Unit hosts its annual Spring Symposium at the Women's Club of Wisconsin. Free valet parking is offered.
A herbal continental breakfast will be served from 9:00am until 10:00am., followed by guest speaker, Carrie Hennessy's presentation on Winter, Summer and Lemon Savory. A gourmet herbal luncheon will be served at 12:00.

Through out the morning, a herbal boutique will sell teas, homemade jellies and mustards, cookbooks and items crafted by the Unit members. A raffle will also be available.

Ticket admission is $65.00 and preregistration is required. The deadline for registration is Saturday, February 28, 2015. Tickets will not be sold the day of the Symposium. Additional information and registration forms are are available at www.herb-society-wisconsin.org or by contacting Joan at 262.377.1461 or Denise at 262.376.0482.

March 28, 2015

Save the Date

Kentuckiana Unit Spring Herb Day

Huber's Winery in the Plantation Hall

More information to come!

April 11, 2015

Save the Date

Central Indiana Unit Spring Symposium at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Noblesville, Indiana.

More information to come!

Great Lakes District:

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

September 18 - December 18, 2014

Hours vary

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation presents-
Dangerous Beauty: Thorns, Spines and Prickles

5th Floor, Hunt Library
Carnegie Mellon University
4909 Frew Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

This exhibition includes artworks and books that depict the formidable and yet beautiful defensive structures of thorns, spines and prickles that have evolved to protect plants from predation. Featured are drawings, watercolors, prints and books displaying thistles, teasels, cacti, roses, berry brambles, stinging nettles and citrus trees. Join us 18 September 2014, 5-7 p.m. for the opening reception of "Dangerous Beauty." We will also open on Saturday, 11 October, 1-4 p.m., during Carnegie Mellon University’s Ceilidh Weekend festivities with docent–led tours available throughout the afternoon. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Closed: November 23 and 27-30.




Mid-Atlantic District:

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

November 16, 2014

It's time for Mistletoe and Holly-Native Plants
Hosted by the South Jersey Unit

Its time for Mistletoe and Holly~ Native Plants 

Franklin Township Communicty Center
1584 Coles Mill Road
Franklinville, MJ

Local environmental specialist Joe Arsenault will discuss mistletoe. Joe is a Senior Ecologist and local fiend botanist.  Holly expert Jane Christy will share a presentation about native holly. Jane is the 'holly lady of Millville, the Holly City'. She currently serves as the Millville Historical Society secretary, is a certified Master Gardener with the County Master Gardener's and a member of the International Holly Society of America.

This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call co-chair Lorraine  at (856) 694-3693.




September 11 - 13, 2015

Save the Date!

2015 Mid-Atlantic District Gathering
35th Anniversary of the National Herb Garden


Northeast District:

Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Eastern New York, Connecticut, Northern and Central New Jersey, Eastern Canada

April 23, 2015

24th Annual HSA Long Island Unit Herb Symposium

The Old Field Club
86 West Meadow Road
Setauket, NY 11733

Join us for our 24th annual herb symposium featuring Ruth Rogers Clausen and Holly Gordon. Books, photographs, note cards and herb plants for purchase in the marketplace. Raffle and herbal luncheon featuring our unit's uniquely fabulous herbal desserts.

For more information contact:
Dava Stravinsky
631-286-3760 phone



South Central District

Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas, Missouri



Southeast District

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



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

January 24, 2015


Rocky Mountain Unit January Meeting

1710 S. Grant (Presbytery of Denver)
Denver, CO

Unit Business meeting and Speaker Donna Burke Wild, "Vuleraries"

For more information contact Karen Flanagan, 303.756.7442

February, 18, 2015


Rocky Mountain Unit February Meeting

1710 S. Grant (Presbytery of Denver

Unit Business meeting and herbal program to be determined

For more information contact Karen Flanagan, 303.756.7422 knff58@live.com