Herbalists Association of Nova Scotia presents our 11th annual Herb Fair!
PLANTING OUR FUTURE: Preserving our Native Plant Treasures
Sunday, July 21, 2013
8:30 am – 5 pm
Location: Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens, Acadia University,
32 University Ave., Wolfville, N.S.
HERB FAIR ’13 PROGRAMME
9-9:45 Registration – lobby of auditorium
9:45-10 -Welcome & Housekeeping, with Michele Haddal – Auditorium
10:00 – 11:30 Panel Discussion – Auditorium
“Preserving our Native Medicinals Through Creating Botanical Sanctuaries” with –
John Cummings, HANS. Cheendana, Avalon Gardens. Alex deNicola, Highland Farm. Melanie Priesnitz, Acadia Univ.
11:30 – 1:00 – Lunch & AGM
All members welcome to AGM
Bring your own lunch (water and herbal teas provided).
1:00 – 2:30 Workshop Series A (choose one)
* “Permaculture basics” – Alex deNicola
Overview of Permaculture perspective and how to’s for a sustainable garden
* NS Indigenous Plant walk – Laurie Lacey
2:45 – 4:15 Workshop Series B (choose one)
* “ Creating your own herbarium for fun and enlightenment” – Jeanette Poirier
Tour Acadia’s herbarium and then learn how to gather, press and preserve plants in your own herbarium.
* “Propagating and growing plants” – Kristl Walek, Gardens North
Learn when & how to make cuttings and how to root them, and other propagation techniques
4:30 – 5:15 Closing Circle & Giveaway with Rita Baruss
At the Closing Circle we say thank you. We have adopted the custom of asking everyone to bring a small gift to place on a blanket which will be at the centre of the circle. Then each of us, in turn, takes something from the blanket – a remembrance of this lovely day.
Please bring something to share at the giveaway.
All Day Activities:
Market — Penny Auction HANS Fundraiser — Socializing with fellow herbies
NOTE: Most activities will be held outdoors. Please dress accordingly. Should the weather be bad, workshops will be held indoors.
Remember to Bring:
Lunch Mug Giveaway Item Money for Market
HANS Members $40
Non-HANS Members $65
HANS membership is only $25.00 per year
For more information call:
Jeanette Poirier 902-531-3828