Illinois Herb Association to Hold Annual HerbFest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2013
ILL. — The Illinois Herb Association is proud to announce the 2013 HerbFest, to
be held June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. at Washington Park Botanical Garden
in Springfield, Ill.
event will feature sessions hosted by a variety of speakers and will include
topics such as "Many Uses of Lavender," "Growing and Using
Elderberry,"(Elderberry is the 2013 Herb of the Year), and "Herbs of the Bible."
Mike King, president of Mari-Mann Herb Co. in Decatur, Ill., will discuss the
latest in natural herbal remedies.
year, the Illinois Herb Association's HerbFest seems to grow, and we don't
expect this year to be an exception — especially with our excellent line up of
speakers and presentations," said Kay Carnes, president, Illinois Herb
Association. "We're really looking forward to diving into some new topics and
sessions, including Herbs of the Bible and Leading Herbs for Healing.
The event is open to anyone wishing to learn more about growing or using herbs. Registration is $40 for Illinois Herb Association members and $45 for non-members. Pre-registration is due by May 31 and includes lunch; on-site registration will take place from 8:30 to 9:00 the day of the event but does not guarantee lunch. Those interested in attending can download a registration form at http://www.specialtygrowers.org/illinois-herb-association.html, or may contact Charlene Blary, Illinois Herb Association, at 309-557-2107 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.