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Springfield Area Herb Society
  • Springfield, MO
  • United States
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Who are We?

We are a non-profit group, based in the beautiful Ozarks region of southwest Missouri! Our mission is to educate the public concerning the use of herbs for culinary, medicinal, and craft purposes. We meet monthly to discuss herbs, share recipes, and exchange gardening tips! We also host special events and sponsor tours of local parks, farms and businesses.

The Herb Society is open to the public and we welcome all levels of knowledge! Please explore our website – you will find the latest information regarding our meeting times, special events, local projects, and links to similar interest groups in our area.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us! Better yet, stop by one of our meetings or attend an event – we would love to share our herbal knowledge and passion with you!

Visit www.springfieldareaherbsociety.wordpress.com for more information!

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What is your area of expertise?
Herbs
What is your favorite vegetable?
Fennel

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Springfield Area Herb Society updated an event

First Wild Edible Walk at Fast-N-Friendly

April 6, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
First Wild Edible WalkApril 6, 2014 at 1:00 pmOur guide will be Bo BrownWe will meet at the following location:Fast-N-Friendly3249 E Evans Rd, Springfield, MONear the intersection of Evans Rd and S Farm Road 181/E Smokey LnPhone: (417) 882-9522See More
Apr 3
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

First Annual Wild Edible Walk at Fast-N-Friendly

April 6, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
First Wild Edible WalkApril 6, 2014 at 1:00 pmOur guide will be Bo BrownWe will meet at the following location:Fast-N-Friendly3249 E Evans Rd, Springfield, MONear the intersection of Evans Rd and S Farm Road 181/E Smokey LnPhone: (417) 882-9522See More
Mar 31
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Herb Society Monthly Meeting at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

April 15, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
April 155:30 pm social time  6:00 pm  meetingBarb Emge will be presenting what to do in your garden.John Raleigh will be doing our herb highlight.Our main program will be presented by Bo Brown.  He will be talking about Native American ethnobotany.  First Earth's Founder and Director, Bo Brown, has been a wildlife biologist since 1985, was Associate Director with Ozark Center for Wildlife Research for it's 15-yera history, and worked as a naturalist for MO Dept. of Conservation in Branson, MO…See More
Mar 12
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Seed Swap Workshop at Botanical Center

March 29, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
Springfield Area Herb Society Presents: Seed Swap WorkshopDate: Saturday, March 29, 2014Time: 10:00am.-2:00pm.Cost: $4.00 per person (at the door); SAHS 2014 members: FreeLocation: Botanical Center, 2400 South Scenic, Springfield, MOMembers: Please bring refreshmentsWe will be ending the workshops with the seed swap so get your seeds ready. Even if you do not have any to swap, you are invited to come. There will be free seed for everyone. .Seminar speakers include: 10:15am -11:00am. Mike Nocks…See More
Mar 3
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

February 14, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Social time at 5:30.  Meeting at 6:00.The Springfield Area Herb Society will be presenting Healthy Herbs/ Healthy Soil Critters by our own member, Patricia Tursi.Why should we be concerned about plant nutrients and our health and plant health?  Research studies will be given as examples.  How do we detect nutrients?  What does nutrient level tell us about the time for harvest?  How does preservation differ for nutrient values?  Do all the same herb species have the same nutrient values?  How do…See More
Feb 14
Springfield Area Herb Society updated an event

Springfield Herb Society at Botanical Center

February 18, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Springfield Area Herb Society presenting Chef Chadwick IsomChef Chadwick Isom, who worked at Bass Pro Corp., Big Cedar Lodge, and later at Hemingways was trained by many great chefs, including Marcel Bonetti C.E.C., eventually becoming executive sous chef.  He helped develop the Victory Trade School as the dean of culinary art, into an accredited, well known school with two restaurants, bakery, and catering company all run by students.  His passion is to teach the community and beyond how to…See More
Feb 1
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Botanical Center

February 18, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Springfield Area Herb Society presenting Chef Chadwick IsomChef Chadwick Isom, who worked at Bass Pro Corp., Big Cedar Lodge, and later at Hemingways was trained by many great chefs, including Marcel Bonetti C.E.C., eventually becoming executive sous chef.  He helped develop the Victory Trade School as the dean of culinary art, into an accredited, well known school with two restaurants, bakery, and catering company all run by students.  His passion is to teach the community and beyond how to…See More
Jan 25
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Springfield Area Herb Society

The Herb Society strives to educate the public about the use of herbs for culinary, medicinal, decorative and craft purposes. Yearly membership fees are $12 per person. All levels of herbal knowledge and experience are welcome.See More
Jan 18
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

January 21, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Getting To Know HerbSee More
Jan 7
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

springfield Herb Society at Springfield Greene County Botanical Center

December 17, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
December 17th @ 6:00 p.m.Bring “festive herbal foods”Herbal Gift Exchange ($10 limit)Year in ReviewA Look Ahead to the New Year – 2014Time to get to know other herb enthusiastsand more!LOCATION: Botanical Center in Springfield, MOSee More
Nov 18, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Area Herb Society at Springfield Greene County Botanical Center

November 19, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
November 2013Guest SpeakerHy-Vee Certified Executive Chef Chadwick IsomAutumn Holiday Cookery Made EasyNovember 19, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.Come learn how to cook pumpkin pie from scratch using fresh pumpkins and how to work with other fall squash.  Then, let’s have a “turkey talk” about proper roasting methods for cooking that perfect turkey this year.Chef…See More
Oct 25, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society sharing Herbal Applications at Springfield Greene County Botanical Center

October 15, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
 HERBAL   APPLICATIONSCreams – Salves – SyrupsSpeaker:  Rexella BennettPresident, Springfield Area Herb SocietyOctober 15, 2013 @ 6 pmRexella is in her third year as President of the Springfield Area Herb Society.  She and her family have over 20 years experience in helping people overcome health challenges with the use of pharmaceutical grade plant…See More
Oct 1, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Area Herb Society at Busiek State Forest & Wildlife

September 15, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm
Springfield Area Herb Society is Hosting:Fall Wild Edible Hike with Bo BrownSunday, September 15 @ 2:00 p.m.Guest Guide: Bo Brown (First Earth Wilderness School)Cost (correct change and pay at the hike): $5.00 per person, members; $8.00 per person, non-membersAge: This is for 13 and olderLocation:Busiek State Forest & Wildlife 18 miles south of Springfield on Highway 65.Carpool: for those that would rather meet up/carpool, we will LEAVE from the Phillips 66 Gas Station on Evans Road at 1:30…See More
Sep 10, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted events
Jul 27, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

July 16, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
 July, 2013 Christmas in July- Gift Making and Recipes  with Sharon Masterson -July 16, 6:00 pmThis month’s Herb Highlight brought by Dan Liles – Reshi (mushroom)Monthly Garden  with Barb Emge – What to do in your Herb Garden for AugustLocation:  Botanical Center at the Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. (Directions: …See More
Jun 22, 2013
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Goods from the Woods - Eat What is in Abundance at Springfield Greene County Botanical Center

June 18, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
June, 2013Goods from the Woods – Eat What is in AbundanceSpeakers: Joseph – Educator, Horticulture, WellnessLacey – Master Gardener, WellnessTuesday, June 18 – 6:00 pmYou will enjoy meeting and hearing our President’s family, the Bennett’s, as they talk about “Goods From the Woods, Eat What is in Abundance”.  Learn from this entrepreneurial family as they…See More
May 28, 2013

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Posted on June 29, 2011 at 3:23pm

Herbal Oatmeal Scrub

The 2011 March meeting of the Springfield Area Herb Society had speaker, Rexella bring a class on "Homemade Skin Care & Makeup".  Everyone received recipes and were able to sample the many products that were made.  Below is a recipe from the class.  You are invited to attend the Springfield Area Herb Society held at the Botanical Center in Springfield.  Become one of our friends here at Well Fed Neighbor.

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Posted on April 25, 2011 at 2:14pm

Homemade Laundry Soap

Linda & Ken Batson gave a great presentation on how they make homemade laundry soap.

Below is the recipe for anyone who would like to try it out. The cost is about .42 cent per gallon!

Homemade Laundry Detergent

1/3 bar Fels Naptha Laundry Soap, grated

6 cups water

1/2 cup washing soda

1/2 cup borax…

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Posted on March 21, 2010 at 12:30pm

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At 9:11am on August 10, 2011, Robert Briggs said…
Thanks for friending us! My wife Ruth is all about herbs and medicinal botanicals.  I'll make sure she knows!
At 6:49am on August 10, 2011, gill Fontenot said…
Truly found of Herb Gardens..........
 
 
 

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