January, 2013

How to Grow & Sell Herbs:

Farmers Markets/Restaurants

January 15 – 6:00 p.m.

We have an awesome first meeting of the new year scheduled and its one you won’t want to miss.  Our two speakers scheduled bring a wealth of information on the topic…bring a pen and paper to take notes!


Guest Speaker:  Bill Griffiths

Chef and Owner of “Farmers Gastropub”

“Best of British” Award Winner – Inside the walls of Farmers Gastropub, you’ll find one of the most unique restaurant experiences in all the world. Farmers Gastropub was recently named best restaurant outside of the U.K. in The Telegraph newspaper’s “Best of British” competition.

Bringing the Farm-to-Table Experience to Life – The farmers and producers who supply us with the finest and freshest local foods are what set Farmers Gastropub apart. They are our lifeblood and our family. We couldn’t bring you the Farmers Gastropub experience without them.


Barb Emge

Owner of “Red Barn Herb Farm

        Barb has been a member of SAHS for many years.  Barb has years of experience growing and selling herbs at various venues including Farmer’s Market’s and Festivals with their company, Red Barn Herb Farm.


Cost: FREE

This month’s herb highlight brought by John Raleigh – Elder  This happens to be the 2013 Herb of the Year

Monthly Garden  with Barb Emge – What to do in your Herb Garden for February

Many of our members bring “herbal” refreshments to our meetings, so please feel free to bring a snack to share. You may also want to bring along the recipe!  We have had some wonderful herbal snacks with requests for recipes.

Reminder:  January is the month to renew your yearly SAHS membership.  It is also a great time to become a member.  Membership is $12.00 for the year.

Location:  Botanical Center at the Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. (Directions: http://www.friendsofthegarden.org/discover/visit/directions-to-the-botanical-center)