Remaining 2015 - 2016 Unit Schedule
2016 at 11:30 a.m.
Country Club, 410 Sunset Drive
Program: Andrea Wulf—The Invention of
Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New
Once again we
welcome Andrea Wulf to discuss her latest book.
What made Humboldt so famous was that he had come up with the
revolutionary idea that the natural world was a web of life—a unified whole
where everything was correlated. He
predicted human-induced climate change as early as 1800. He wove together hard scientific data with
art, history, poetry, and politics. Humboldt
saw nature as a global force and become one of the most interdisciplinary of
Þ Lunch: $20.00 members, $30.00 guests to Kit Schooley
by May 12th
· April 29, 2016: HSA Annual Meeting , Asheville, NC.
Lunch is served following the meeting for a fee. Reservations are required.
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE N.C. UNIT, HERB SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Monthly meetings are held September through May, on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings feature a program on a topic of interest with guest speakers, a short business meeting, and lunch.
Study groups are offered to all members, including:
Culinary Study Group affords those members with a particular interest in good food and fellowship a potluck themed herbal luncheon each month. Meetings are open to all members and meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 11AM, usually in the home of a member. This year's theme is GEMS OF NUTRITION featuring basil, parsley and oregano this fall.
Herb Study Group meets on the fourth Thursday monthly for research, study, and travel . Studies include medicinal, fragrant, beverage, culinary and native herbs. Periodic plant study sessions on botany and taxonomy are held. This year's topic is the "INDUSTRIAL GARDEN" at the National Herb Garden along with a glimpse at the lives of the seven women who founded the Herb Society of America.
Crafters Guild meet the fourth Monday of each month or as interests and inspiration dictate.
Collections and Gardens: The Unit maintains collections of Rosmarinus officinalis species at the N.C. Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, NC. and at the Dorothy G. Spencer Memorial Rosemary Collection in Climax, N.C. Unit members also care for the McNairy House Dooryard Garden at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
Herb Sale: North Carolinas largest and oldest Herb Sale is held annually. It will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the Greek Orthodox Church on Westridge and Friendly Avenues in Greensboro, NC.
Visitors to our meetings are welcome.
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