Austin Herb Society

Full AHS Calendar

September 4, 2012
Annual Membership Luncheon featuring Mark Blumenthal, American Botanical Council founder and executive director, speaking on the "Ethnobotany Of Native Texas Plants"

October 2, 2012
"Aromatherapy--How to Use the Power of Essential Oils," presented by AHS sponsor and sponsor chair Valkyrie Lang, owner of A Natural High

November 6, 2012
"Holiday Wreaths & Table Arrangements" Get a jumpstart on your holiday decor with beautiful and fragrant “herb-centric” wreaths and table arrangements demonstrated by floral and interior design specialist and educator Pat Shirley Becker, A.I.F.D., C.F.D. & T.M.F.A.. She is past president of Texas State Florists’ Association. Members are asked to bring herbs from their home gardens for use in the arrangements.

December 4, 2012
Annual Holiday Bazaar featuring holiday teas and refreshments along with handmade gifts, d├ęcor and food items created by AHS sponsors and members

January 3, 2013 (Thursday) (new date)
"Fighting Inflammation with Foods and Herbs," presented by AHS board member Lucinda Rudin

February 5, 2013
AHS Culinary Group will present "Hearty and Healthy Winter Soups" along with tastings of featured soups and breads

March 5, 2013
"Firewise Landscaping," a preventive program designed to minimize fire risk, presented by Travis County master gardener Joanne Hargraves

April 2, 2013
"Yoga for Gardeners" will feature demonstrations as well as a discussion on the spiritual aspects of plants, presented by Eastside Yoga owner Steven Ross

May 7, 2013
"Cool Herbs for Hot Texas Summers," presented by Gabriel Valley Farms owner and AHS sponsor Cathy Slaughter, who will also offer herbs for purchase

June 4, 2013
"The Magic of French Lavender," presented by AHS sponsor Andra Millian, owner of Austin Onsite Acupuncture & Nutrition

July 2, 2013
Annual member roundtable on gardening tips, herbal recipes and remedies, society news and ideas for the upcoming year

August 3, 2013
No meeting


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.