Monthly Meetings 2016-2017

Austin Herb Society monthly meetings feature educational programs along with herb-inspired refreshments. Please join us!

1st Tuesday of each month
9:30-12:00 noon
Zilker Garden Center
Free for members, $5 for non-members

September 6, 2016 - Annual Membership Luncheon
"Tea Cakes and Tamales-Third Generation Texan Recipes", Nola McKey, Author

October 4, 2016
"Native Herbs and Their Uses", Presented by member Ellen Zimmermann EZ Herbs, Certified Herbalist, therapist, founder Austin School of Herbal Studies.

November 1, 2016
"Plants and Herbs in Mexican Day of Dead Celebration", by Claudia Alarcon, a food article contributor to Chronicle, traveler, and gardener. She will discuss Mexican Foodways locally and internationally.

December 6, 2016
"A Festive Holiday Celebration", Host Pam Bell.

January 3, 2017
"New Research on Herbs for Wellness", presented by Jenney Perez, American Botanical Society, Austin, Texas.

February 7, 2017
Soup Social by Culinary Group. A warm and tasty time!

March 7, 2017
"Perfumes, Potions, and Plant Aphrodisiacs" by our own member, Molly Ogorzaly, who is an author, gardener. She will present the science of aromatherapy, using smell, vision to include lots of sniffing and tasting.

April 4, 2017
"Summer Heat Loving Container Plants". Gardener Amanda Moon returns with her knowledge of plants and their care.

May 2, 2017

"All About Bees". Kim Lehman who is a storyteller, musician, educator and bee expert will present an unusual talk about bees.

June 6, 2017
Herb Talk -- Deena Spellman, Bastrop Gardens

July 11, 2017

Ice cream social and members round table. Bring your suggestions for future programs/speakers


Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Spgs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746

Mission Statement

Provide education and encourage the cultivation and use of herbs for their beneficial purposes: medicinal, culinary, aromatic, as well as landscaping. Provide charitable and volunteer support to our non-profit community and community projects.

The Austin Herb Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) member- supported, nonprofit operating under the umbrella of the Austin Area Garden Council.