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Herb Society planning special event

| May 9, 2014

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Three Rivers Herb Society is putting together a delicious and informative experience for the public.

The group will hold its 17th biannual herb fair from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1500 Pleasant Valley Dr.

The day will include information on working with parsley, oregano, rosemary and basil and presentations on America in Bloom by Tim France, cooking with herbs by Chef Michael Cichon and vermiculture by Tammi Rogers, Master Gardener,

Cichon also will help the group prepare a meal to serve using fresh fruits and vegetable and of course herbs.

“We hope people get some education out of the day and then enjoy themselves eating exceptional food that is made from scratch,” said Marge Erman, who belongs to the group.

Attendees also will have the opportunity to participate in a basket and quilt raffle and win door prizes.

“The door prizes will be unusual herbs from what you normally think of,” Erman said.

The following vendors also will be at the herb fair: The Garden Patch, Birdhouses by Jared Michael, Teas by Amy Troyer, Soaps and Lotions by Christi Adelsberger and Candles by Julia Brown.

The cost of the event is $25 and registration is due by Wednesday, June. 4. Checks can be mailed to Lori Regula at 55203 TR 90, Fresno, OH 43824, along with your name, address, phone number and e-mail.

The herb society was founded in 1991. It currently has about 21 members who gather at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at various locations. They typical have a presentation and discuss the culinary uses of herbs and also how they can be used in soaps and lotions.

For more information on the group, contact President Betsy Alverson at 829-2717.

Proceeds from the herb fair will be used for scholarships for area students going into horticulture or agriculture related fields.

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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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