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2014 HerbFest - The November 8, 2014 HerbFest was held at the Washington Park Botanical Garden in Springfield. Click here for pictures of the event.
The 2013 IHA HerbFest was held June 8, at the Washington Park Botanical Garden in Springfield, IL. 2013 HerbFest photos may be viewed in the adjacent column. Download HerbFest 2013 Agenda.
Download IHA Membership List Editor's note: Membership lists are not all-inclusive.
Herbs of the Year
- Promote and develop new and expanded markets for herbs and herbal products
- Further the knowledge and safe use of herbs and herbal products
- Bring together for cooperation and coordination all persons interested in the production and utilization of herbs
- Collect and disseminate the best available information relating to the herb industry
The Illinois Herb Association (IHA) was formed in 1989 under the umbrella of the Illinois Specialty Growers Association. The association is organized and operated for educational, scientific and civic purposes. The chief priority and purpose of the association is to educate members and the public about the culture and use of herbs and herbal products. IHA provides education, services and professional development opportunities for members engaged in all herbal endeavors. Funds raised through services and activities of the association are to be used for the education of members and the public and/or service to the community.
IHA welcomes both the beginner and the advanced herbalist. Membership in IHA is open to all individuals, associations, clubs, businesses and corporations interested in the objectives and achievement of the purposes of the association.
Members share a common interest in all things herbal. IHA’s membership currently encompasses:
- the public
- organic herb growers
- professional herbalists
- herbal product manufacturers
President: Deborah Niemann-Boehle, Antiquity Oaks, 13128 E 2700 North Road, Cornell, IL 61319. Phone 815.358.2450 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President: Tony Ndoca, Garden Patch Farm, 14158 W. 159th Street, Homer Glen, IL 60491. Phone: 708-301-7720 E-mail: email@example.com
Secretary: Megan Greenhalgh, 1675 Co. Rd. 1200 E., Lowpoint, IL 61545. Phone: 309-258-9636 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Buxton, Buxton's Garden Farm, 1489 CR 725 E, Sullivan, IL 61951. Phone: 217.728.7993 E-mail: email@example.com
Bonnie Compton, 1174 C.R. 2500 E., Homer, IL 61849. Phone: 217-896-3046 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike King, Mari-Mann Herbs, 1405 Mari-Mann Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Phone: 217.429.1555 E-mail: email@example.com
Deborah Lee, Four Winds Farm, 3729 N 36th, Quincy, IL 62301. Phone: 217.228.2404 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Norton, 111 W Wilcox St., Springfield, IL 62707. Phone: 217-544-5207
Chuck Voigt, U of I Dept. of Hort, W-425 Turner, 1102 S. Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801 Phone: 217-333-1969 E-mail: email@example.com