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Register Now for the Spring Symposium

The Herb Society of Central Indiana invites area residents to celebrate their 2018 Symposium, “Hops” Into Spring, featuring the Herb of the Year (Hops), from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on April 14 at the Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds, in Noblesville. Registration is open now through April 9.

The event features moderated conversations and presentations offered by local and regional experts, including K.C. Lewis, member of Indiana Growers Hops Association, and Kathleen Gips, speaker, writer and herbalist from Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

Participants will receive instructional handouts, recipes, inspiration and resources on topics including hops and its uses and benefits, foraging, green cleaning and learning the language of herbs and flowers. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction and to gather a goodie bag and freebies.

Lunch is included in the event’s registration fee and will feature a menu by the Juniper Spoon, a full-service caterer committed to offering local and organic food delivered fresh from area farmers and producers.

Cost: $50; doors open at 8 a.m. Location: Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville. For more information or to register for the event, visit

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