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The Herb Society of America's
NorthEast Seacoast Unit 

Who We Are

The Herb Society of America's NorthEast Seacoast Unit

One of over forty units of The Herb Society of America, we are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use, and delight of herbs.

We are interested in the history, cultivation and uses of herbs as flavoring agents; as medicinal, fragrant and dye plants; as ornamentals in garden design; as household aids; and as economic plants supplying products for modern industry.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in growing and/or the use of herbs. Both experienced and novice gardeners are welcome. Our members volunteer their time and expertise to actively support the unit’s programs and projects.


• Sponsor an annual lecture series on various herbal topics held at Strawbery Banke Museum.
• Hold an annual Herb Plant Sale and Market Place offering a wide selection of herbs and member made herbal products.
• Support public herb gardens including the herb garden at Strawbery Banke Museum.

• Fund a local horticultural scholarship.
• Participate in the Strawbery Banke Museum NH Fall Festival where we answer questions in the herb garden and help visitors make complementary herbal sachets and tussie-mussies.

To learn more about us, please visit our By-laws.

Disclaimer: It is the policy of the Herb Society of America not to advise or recommend herbs for medicinal or health use. Please consult a health care provider before pursuing any herbal treatments.



Have all of the benefits of being part of a national organization while working locally with other members to promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs. Membership is open to anyone interested in growing, using or studying herbs. We welcome both experienced and novice gardeners. Meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday evening of the month. For more information, click here to download the membership brochure.

To Join Now or Renew Your Membership, click on the Buy Now button. You will be taken to a separate and secure Paypal payment window.




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The Herb Society of America
NorthEast Seacoast Unit

Portsmouth NH 03801


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