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2016 HerbFest was held at Chillicothe Public Library, Chillicothe, IL, on Saturday, April 16. Click here for the agenda.
2015 HerbFest was held at Allerton Park, Monticello, IL, on Saturday, September 26. Click here for the agenda.
2014 HerbFest - The November 8, 2014 HerbFest was held at the Washington Park Botanical Garden in Springfield. Click here for the agenda.
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. Click here for the agenda.
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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: Megan Greenhalgh, 1675 Co. Rd. 1200 E., Lowpoint, IL 61545. Phone: 309-258-9636 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: Bonnie Compton, 1174 C.R. 2500 E., Homer, IL 61849. Phone: 217-896-3046 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
Mike King, Mari-Mann Herbs, 1405 Mari-Mann Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Phone: 217.429.1555 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deborah Lee, Four Winds Farm, 3729 N 36th, Quincy, IL 62301. Phone: 217.228.2404 E-mail: email@example.com
Carol Norton, 111 W Wilcox St., Springfield, IL 62707. Phone: 217-544-5207