The Herb Society of America Hosts An Open House

| 7/1/2010 9:55:39 AM

S.CollinsThe Herb Society of America recently launched an open house to feature its updated headquarters in Kirtland, Ohio.

On Saturday, June 26, HSA hosted various presentations about herbs and the history of its Vineyard House in celebration of the newly constructed herb library and its many other renovations.


Herb Society Library
The Herb Society of America's newly renovated building and library.
Check out The Herb Companion tucked away in its magazine selection.
Courtesy The Herb Society of America

Construction lasted about six months. According to Katrinka Morgan, executive director of The Herb Society of American, the headquarters building is almost 170 years old. It is acutally the oldest stone building in the United States and is a Lake County historic building. (One could only image the necessity of renovations and expanison!)

"The expanded library is probably the most significant change and provides an area for individuals to study and do research," says Morgan. "An expanded archives also gives our members the opportunity to store their units history for future generations."