Michigan Herb Associates - 13th Annual Conference

Sponsoring Organization: Michigan Herb Associates

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

End Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location : Eagle Eye Golf Course and Conference Center, 15500 Chandler Road, Bath Township, MI. 48808

Description of the Event: 

Michigan Herb Associates - Thirtieth Annual Conference Invitation

Michigan Herb Associates cordially invites you to attend their Annual Conference

The theme of the Conference is: "Herbs: Heritage, Traditions, and Discovery"

The dual duty herb Cilantro/Coriander is the Herb of the Year 2017. Registration and Vendor Sales start at 8:15 am and the program begins at 9:00 am.

Free parking is available at the conference center, and there are no stairs. Everything is on one level. Guests will be seated at round tables for the conference. 

Meals: Your registration includes a continental breakfast, morning snack and beverages, luncheon served at our tables, and afternoon refreshments.

EARLY BIRD Pre-registration rate for MHA members is $75. (Annual membership dues are an additional $25.) For pre-registrations post-marked after March 17, 2017 rates increase to $85. All reservations MUST be made in advance. Because this is a catered event, we are not able to accept walk-in guests.

EARLY BIRD Pre-registration rate for Non-MHA members is $100. For pre-registrations post-marked after March 17, 2017, rates increase to $110. 
Conference information and forms can be downloaded HERE

Registration Deadline is April 12, 2017. 

We will not be able to accept any registrations post-marked after this date.

Note: Master Gardeners may request education hours for horticulture and landscaping related conference lectures.

If you're planning to spend the night there are several hotels near Eastwood Towne Center, which are only a few miles from our conference venue. 

- Hyatt Place/Lansing, 2401 Showtime Drive, Lansing, MI 48912. 517-679-7600
- Courtyard Lansing, 2710 Lake Lansing Road, Lansing, MI 48912 517-482-0500
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites East Lansing, 2924 West Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 517-333-0300
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Lansing at Eastwood, 3320 Preyde Blvd., Lansing, MI 48912 517-374-6500
- Hampton Inn East Lansing, 2500 Coolidge Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 517-324-2072

There are also many other hotels a little farther away in the East Lansing/Okemos area.

Michigan Herb Associates was founded in 1987 and distributes The Michigan Herb Journal, which exists to communicate with members and all who are interested in herbs, three times per year. The Journal contains articles of herbal interest and information about herbal activities throughout the state and region. MHA's motto is "Each One - Teach One." The Michigan 4-H Children's Garden is MHA's special project and over the past 30 years MHA has sponsored the Peter Rabbit Herb Garden, the Garden of Delight, and the Herbal Tea Garden.

Conference Programs Include:
Coriander: The Benefits of Seed, Leaf, Flower – Susan Betz and Connie Hanson
Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases: Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS and More – Holly Bellebuono
Ethnobotany: Unique Uses of Common Herbs Among the Native Peoples and Early Settlers of the Midwest – Tina Dawson Scott
Women Healers of the World – Holly Bellebuono
Repeating video as you arrive - Herbs: New Varieties You May Want to Try!

For information about joining Michigan Herb Associates: Coleen French at 517-647-7814 or coleenfrench@yahoo.com

Link to registration

Education Credit Hours: Master Gardeners may request education hours for horticulture and landscaping related conference lectures.

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