Next General Meeting
MONDAY, February 26, 2018***
Britt Embry and Justin Girard, from Hearts & Roots, will be
speaking on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), Growing
Organically and Incorporating Permaculture
Assiniboine Park Conservatory, Winnipeg, MB
pm - 9:00 pm (doors open 6:30 pm)
Fourth Monday of the month.
Britt and Justin own and operate Hearts & Roots,
a small, organic vegetable, fruit and flower farm near Elie, Manitoba.
They are entering their fourth year farming together and sell their
produce directly to their customers and wholesale to stores and
restaurants. They grow over 45 varieties of fruits and vegetables on
five acres and are passionate about growing organically for the health
of their land.
To assist in our ongoing effort to be environmentally friendly,
try to remember to bring your own mug for your herbal tea.
Doors open 6:30 pm | Meeting 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Doors close 9:00 pm
Yearly Membership: Individual $25; Family: $35; Business $50
Admission: Members - FREE; Non-member - $5
Hope to see you there!
Bring a Friend!
Get involved in Your Society!
On Friday, January 12, 2018, the Assiniboine Park Conservancy announced
the closing of the Conservatory on April 2, 2018.
Our January, February and March meetings will be held in the
Conservatory as usual. The location of our April, May and June meetings
have not been finalized yet; however, we will be notified of the
location change over the next few months.
The Herb Garden will remain in the same location for 2018.
Our HerbFest celebration will still be organized for June; however, the
location in the Park will be determined in the Spring.
Come see us at Seedy Saturday
The Herb Society of Manitoba will have a booth at
make sure you stop by our booth and say hi :)
Seedy Saturday – February 10, 2018 (10AM-3PM)
Canadian Mennonite University
North Campus – Great Hall
500 Shaftesbury Blvd. (NW corner of Grant Ave. and Shaftesbury Blvd.)
Presented by Winnipeg Community Garden Network
and The Friends of Gardens Manitoba.
SAVE THE DATE!!!
HERBFEST 2018 - SUNDAY, June 10, 2018
Check back later for more information on this event.
Assiniboine Park Conservatory / Event Tent
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
HerbFest recognized as one of Canada's 150 Gardening Experiences
To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday the Canadian Garden
Council, in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape
Association, have awarded 150 “Canada 150 Garden Experience”
designations to highlight the role of gardening and gardens in
communities across Canada.
HerbFest at the Assiniboine Park has been chosen as one of five
gardening experiences for the province of Manitoba.
For more info:
Council names Canada 150 Garden Experience list
Park gardens honoured - HerbFest named one of top 150 garden experiences
A BIG THANK YOU...to King Edward Community School for the donation
of a library cart for the HSM Library.
Welcome and Thank You!!!!
The Herb Society of Manitoba would like to welcome the new Executive and
Board members for the 2017-18 term. Thank you to our out-going board
members, and, of course, a big thank you to all other Executive and
Board members that are continuing on in their current positions.
To see a listing of our current Executive and Board members, please go
Herb Society of Manitoba Cookbook
In honour of our 20th Anniversary, one of the things we did was
reprint our cookbook. Lots of great recipes in there. Thanks to
Debra for making it happen!
Cookbooks can be purchased for $20.00 at HSM monthly meetings.
For more information or to purchase, contact:
Debra at email@example.com or 204-461-0711.
MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES
As a member of the
Herb Society of Manitoba, you can receive discounts at certain
businesses when you present your membership card. Check
out our Join Us page for this and other
benefits of membership.
Memberships need to be renewed each September. If you are renewing
at a monthly meeting, please try to arrive a bit earlier to give
yourself time to fill out the renewal form and make your payment.
You can also fill in and print the online
Membership Renewal Form and mail it in with your
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Be sure to visit the library table. Our Library Committee puts a lot of
effort into maintaining the library and selecting books which relate to
our meeting topics each month.
here for our most recent library listing.
The Herb Society of Manitoba is dedicated to promoting
knowledge, use and enjoyment of herbs through education,
programs, research and sharing the experience of its
members with the community.
If you would like to volunteer,
or have an idea you would like to share with us for a Speaker or
Workshop, please contact us at: