CENTRAL LOUISIANA HERB SOCIETY 
News and Events

NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

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Next Meeting

Saturday, May 13, 10 am
Herb of the month:  Lamb's Ear
Presented by:  Caroline

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 Guests are always welcome at our meetings! 
 Come & bring a friend.  We invite one & all to come to one free meeting, any meeting you wish.  Come hear the program, eat the fantastic homemade herbal snacks that members bring to share, & see what's on the freebie table.

Members receive an herb plant each month, free with their $25/year dues, usually 9 or 10 free plants per year.  The monthly meeting includes a presentation on the plant that we receive. Meetings are fun, please come join us!


Volunteer Opportunity


The Good Food Project - The Food Bank of Central Louisiana has planted 1/3 acre with an organic herb & vegetable garden to the side of their office at 3223 Baldwin Ave behind Sam's Club in Alexandria, LA.  Needed: volunteer workers. 

Each Wednesday from 8:30 am-11:30 am all adults and children are invited to come out for a workday, a fun day of learning and giving back to the community. Food Bank slogan:  Let's grow together! 

If Wednesdays aren't good for you, call to set up another volunteer day!

Call Frances Boudreau
x, Director of the Good Food Project at the Food Bank (318) 445-2773 or e-mail her at the address below. We encourage you to tell her about any skills that you can provide.   Ask to be put on the mailing list for the monthly newsletter called Sprout with lots of info on organic gardening.  E-mail Frances at:   fboudreaux@fbcenla.org 
For pictures and comments see 
Good Food Project on Facebook

    Great classes at the Food Bank on different gardening topics all using organic techniques.
    Come teach a gardening workshop or come be a participant!


To register call or e-mail the Good Food Project a
t the address above, or click here for schedule of classes and online registration

The Food Bank's Good Food Project now has a number of additional vegetable gardens in our area, both community gardens & school gardens. Ask Frances Boudreaux if she has a garden in your own area that might be more convenient for you. Frances has found that children will actually eat broccoli if they grow it themselves. Come help!
      2017 MEETING SCHEDULE


        (HERBS/TOPICS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

For 2017 the International Herb Association
 has designated
Cilantro & Coriander as the Herb of the Year
More Cilantro Info


During 2017 we will have the following programs presented by Herb Society members:


Meeting
Date
Herb
 of Study
Jan 14
Business & Planning Meeting
Feb 11
Parsley
Presented by Kathleen
Mar 11
Oregano
Presented by Dianne
Apr 1

Kent House
Spring Herb Day
8 am - 1 pm

Herb Society members will be
selling their delicious homemade
herbal breads and other herbal items
Come work our booth!

April 8
Cilantro
Presented by Linda
May 13
Lamb's Ear
Presented by Caroline
June 10
Skullcap
Presented by Laurie
July 8
Chocolate Mint
Presented by Shirley
Aug 12
Rosemary
Presented by Angie
Sept 9
Yarrow
Presented by Malva
Oct 7

Kent House
Fall Herb Day
8 am - 1 pm

Herb Society members will be
selling their delicious homemade
goods - pumpkin & pecan pies,
herbal breads & herbal cookies &
other herbal items
Come work our booth!
Oct 14
Lemon Grass
Presented by Barbara
Nov 11
Shisandra or Lavender
Presented by Judy or Ruth
Craft Demos
Dec 9
Christmas Party
Christmas Party - Please bring an herbal gift, preferably homemade, to share in a gift exchange.  If purchased please keep cost under $10.

Inglewood Farm offers fresh, organic produce at the Harvest Barn at Inglewood, Tuesdays 3-6 pm & Saturdays 8 am-1 pm.

Inglewood Mid-week Market in Alexandria, Tuesdays 3-6 pm, First Methodist Church parking lot, 2727 Jackson St, Alexandria, LA.

Mid-week Market in Pineville, Thursdays 3-6 pm, Louisiana College lawn off Main St near main entrance, Pineville, LA.

Schedule is seasonal & changes - see their website:

Schedule - Inglewood Farmer's Markets

What's Fresh This Week at Inglewood

Call (318)640-7149
Central Louisiana Herb Society
P.O. Box 7871
Alexandria, LA  71306


info@cenlaherbsociety.com
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