What: Herbalists and lovers of all things herbal will celebrate
the importance of botanicals in health and happiness with the 8th
Annual Herb Day 2013.
When: 10-4 Saturday, May 4
Where: Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies, 222 2nd Street N, St. Pete
More information: Call 727-551-0857 or visit acuherbals.com or herbday.org.
Join us for lectures,
free herb and food tasting, Kava Kava, local herb plants for sale, free
film showings and opportunities to visit with various vendors from the
local herbal community. You can learn about the uses of herbs in health
one of my favorite days of the year," says Bob Linde, Registered Herbalist. "We get to meet with hundreds of
like-minded local people to create a stronger herbal community.”
Herb Day was created and organized by the Herb Day Coalition, a
national group of non-profit herbal organizations dedicated to herbal
education, research, quality control, plant preservation, and the
responsible use of herbs in human health. The day will consist of local
herbal events that will take place throughout the nation.
The St. Petersburg event is co-sponsored by the
Florida Herb Society, the West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalists
Guild, Willow Herbal Delight Gardens and the Professional Herbalist
Training Program. Goodie bags will be given to the first 50 people in
the door, and there will be prize drawings and raffles throughout the
day. Raffle proceeds will benefit the West Coast Chapt of the American
Herbalists Guild and Florida Herb Society.
Lectures will be held
every 45 minutes throughout the day on subjects such as Growing Herbs in
Florida , Herb and Drug Interactions, Making Herbal Medicines, Cooking
with Herbs and other exciting topics. Vendors include
the Florida Herb Society, West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalists
Guild, Professional Herbalist Training Program and more. Music
will be provided by the Urban Gypsies from 11 am to 2 pm.