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Register for HSA’s 2019 Educational Conference

By Jen Munson, Education Chair, HSA

conference 2019Registration is open for The Herb Society’s Educational Conference and Annual Meeting of Members (EdCon). This year we head to Madison, Wisconsin, June 13 to – 15.  The host hotel is the Premier Park Hotel in Capitol Square. Register by April 15th to take advantage of early bird discounts. Click here to register now.

The conference kicks off with a preconference reception at the University of Wisconsin’s Allen Centennial Garden. The garden is a living laboratory and public botanical garden for UW-Madison students and surrounding communities. The garden’s Executive Director Ben Futa will welcome attendees to the garden while docents will be on standby to answer questions.

EdCon officially opens with the annual meeting with updates from the Board of Directors and committee meetings.

Of course, EdCon wouldn’t be complete without national speakers and award-winning authors covering a range of topics from spices and cheese and tea pairings to at risk medicinal plants. Download a list of speakers.

In Madison you’ll find more than 200 miles of walking trails, free weekly concerts, a funky restaurant scene, interesting cultural events, and vibrant farmers’ market. The youthfulness of this city is fueled by the University of Wisconsin-Madison which occupies 933 acres along Lake Mendota and supports multiple greenhouses in addition to the Allen Centennial Garden, and a nearby 1,200-acre arboretum. Click here to learn more.