ABOUT US

The San Antonio Herb Society was formed in 1983 with the goals of sharing knowledge in planting, growing, harvesting and using herbs for cooking, scenting, decoration, and healing. Currently, the SAHS has over 130 members. The society participates in many area gardening events throughout the year, including the Herb Market in October. We support the herb gardens at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.

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MEETINGS

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00pm at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels (corner of Funston & N. New Braunfels).

DUES

Membership dues are $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership, and $40 for a Business Membership. Business members have their business name published in the newsletter each month and featured on this website.

SPEAKERS

The monthly meetings of the SAHS always feature interesting speakers and programs. We have hosted Mark Blumenthal, internationally acclaimed advocate of herbal medicine and founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council and Jeanne Rose, Founder and Executive Director of the Aromatic Plant Project and international authority on the therapeutic uses of herbs. We also recently featured Howard Garrett, The Dirt Doctor, authority on organic gardening. We've had many popular local chefs including Theirry Burkle, Ralph Herrmann, Jay  McCarthy, and Bruce Auden. Several well known authors Madalene Hill and Gwen Barclay, (Southern Herb Growing), and herbal mystery writer Susan Witting Albert have visited the SAHS. There have been other experts in their field including Lucia Bettler of Lucia's Garden in Houston and Bob Webster, garden show radio host and owner of Shades of Green nursery.

GOODIES

In addition to informational and educations programs at the monthly meetings, members can buy herb books, plants, T-shirts and aprons and reduced prices.   If you have a special interest, several Special Interest Groups (SIGS) meet regularly.

The SAHS has two annual Herbal Potluck Banquets - one in May to celebrate National Herb Month, and a holiday banquet in December. The Holiday Banquet features a gift exchange and door prizes.

Click here for a printable membership form. Print it out, complete and mail to the P.O. Box below.

Mailing Address:

San Antonio Herb Society
P.O. Box 90148

San Antonio 78209

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