The Herb society of America
Frankenmuth mid-Michigan unit
The Herb Society of America is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community.
This is also the mission of the
Frankenmnuth Mid-Michigan Unit of HSA
We meet at the Frankenmuth Historical Museum, Fischer Hall.
613 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, Michigan
You are welcome to come to a meeting
to see what we are all about.
We meet the second Monday of every month
7 pm at the
Museum in Frankenmuth, MI.
December our Annual Christmas Party
date and time announced at a later date .
January is our Board Meeting time and date announced at a later day .
We have a program at each meeting. Topics related to the study of herbs/gardens; from history, to propagation, to uses, and beyond.
If you plan on attending
Botany & Horticulture . Mary Nuechterlein
Garden .. Debbie Sparchu
Library . Mary Nuechterlein
Newsletter . Marianne Dafoe
Publicity ... Joy Gajewski
Membership ............. Pat Wearmouth
Ways & Means . Gloria Rodammer
Education .. Pat Stoppelworth
Chairwoman Joy Gajewski
Vice Chairwoman Debbie Sparschu
Treasurer ..Liz Stearns
Recording Secretary .Cyndy Bellaver
Corresponding Secretary ..Gloria Rodammer
Historian ...Heidi Enge
Past Chairwoman .....
Our members are available
for speaking engagements.
No regular meeting in January
(Membership painting class)
(April 19 Annual Luncheon)
2016 Herb of the Year
Frankenmuth Historical Museum
Frankenmuth Mid-Michigan Herb Garden
613 S. Main Street
THE HERB SOCIETY OF AMERICA
FRANKENMUTH MID-MICHIGAN UNIT
JANUARY 2017 VOLUME XXXVI, ISSUE I
Newsletter info .
MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW SO YOU DON'T MISS THIS EVENT!
The Herb Society of America, Frankenmuth Mid-Michigan Unit
35th Annual Herbal Spring Luncheon
Wednesday, April, 19, 2017
More information will be posted in 2017 on our website :
Hot Buttered Rum
(I made this for some friends and it was a hit on a cold snowy night)
2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 unsalted butter at room temperature
1/4 honey (I only used half as much)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
pinch of salt
3/4 cup spiced rum( I used Captain Morgans)
Using an electric mixer, beat brown sugar, butter, honey, and spices until blended and smooth.
Transfer mixture to a 4 cup or larger mixing cup. (or beat it in the measuring cup to save on clean up)
Add the rum and them 2 cups boiling water.
Stir until the butter mixture dissolves.
Divide among 4 mugs. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.
ROSEMARY SPICED MIXED NUTS
Author: Brandon Matzek
Recipe type: Appetizer, Snack
Serves: 6 - 8
1 pound unsalted mixed nuts (I used cashews, walnuts and almonds here)
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 tablespoon maple syrup (not imitation)
2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, divided
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons flaky sea salt or kosher salt, plus more to taste
Other Dates of Interest
March 13, 2017 .Frankenmuth Herb Society monthly meeting at the Frankenmuth Historical Museum, 7pm
April 19, 2017 . 34th Annual Unit Luncheon at Zehnders
April 26, 2017 .Michigan Herb Associates Annual Conference, Eagle Eye Golf Club, Lansing, MI
For more information contact them at miherb.org
May3-5, 2017 . HSA ED-CON Little Rock, Arkansas
August 6 ... .MSU Horticulture Gardens Garden Day/Workshop
For more information go to
Frankenmuth Farmers Market Store open 12:30-5:30
Take the time to stop in ...
Note: Miller Family Orchard has their frozen fruit & meat pie available at the store.
In seed time learn,
In harvest teach,
In winter enjoy.