15th Annual National Herb Day Celebration in St. Pete
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on May 1, herbalists and lovers of herbal medicines will celebrate the importance of plants in health with Herb Day 2021. This free national celebration will be held locally in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg, hosted by Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies and Traditions School of Herbal Studies, 2520 Central Avenue.
Open to the public, attendees enjoy lectures presented by local experts, herb and food tastings and botanical teas. Locally grown medicinal plants will be for sale and numerous vendors related to herbs will be in attendance.
Herb Day was created by the Herb Day Coalition, a national group of nonprofit herbal organizations dedicated to herbal education, research, quality control, plant preservation and the responsible use of herbs in human health. The St. Petersburg event is a collaboration with the Florida Herb Society, the West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild and the Traditions School of Herbal Studies.
This year's event includes socially distancing with tables spread out and masks required of all vendors and attendees, both indoors and outdoors. All vendors will be local to St. Pete and herb-related.