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Monthly Meetings

The SC Herbal Society holds monthly meetings on various topics relating to the world of herbs:  medicinal, culinary, propagation, garden planning, decorative, and more.  For our current schedule, please sign up to receive our monthly newsletter.


In addition to the topic explored each month, there will be time for members to provide input on topics they'd like to have covered, field trips to explore and organizations that SCHS could partner with.


Meetings are free to members and $10 for non-members.

If you can, please bring a dish to share or herbal tea to drink.


Become a member today!

Either purchase your membership online by using the button on the right or download the membership form below.

Charleston Meetings:  
Held 2nd Tuesday of the Month at the Educational Center of the Charleston Horticultural Society

October: Community Herbalists Panel:  Balancing Modern and Traditional Medicines.  Bring your questions on the best way to integrate traditional herbal protocols with modern medicine in these uncertain times of healthcare.  A panel of community herbalists will be on hand to offer suggestions. NOTE:  This panel will not address symptoms and diseases, but the broader topic of becoming your own healthcare advocate.

November:  One Love Kombucha with Jonathan Cox (make-your-own Kombucha kits will be offered for sale)

December: Herbal Wreaths and Dreamcatchers with Pat Harpell.  Learn how to make and decorate grape vine wreaths and dreamcatchers!  All materials supplied.

January:  Ayurvedic Detox.  Learn the ancient principles of detox based on Ayurvedic medicine.  

February: Tasty Tea Blends with Liz Firestone of Crescent Moon Apothecary.  Learn how to make a tasty -- and perhaps medicinal -- tea blend and take your creation home to sip!  Packaged teas will also be available for sale.

March: Growing Herbs in the Low Country with Vivian Whorley.  Stymied on how to get your herbs to stay alive in heat and humidity?  Leading horticulturist and master gardener, Vivian Whorley, has the answers.  Some herbs will be available for sale from Sea Island Savory Herbs.

April:  Making Infused Honey with Nicole Marie.  Learn the tricks of making tasty, beneficial and medicinal honey infused with blossoms and berries.  This is a delicious class!  Products will also be on sale for purchase.

May: Smudge Sticks and Herbal Brooms with Pat Harpell.  You will make your own smudge stick and learn how to get your herbal spring cleaning in high gear with an herbal broom.  This just might make cleaning fun!

Annual Membership