Day:The second Monday of the month
Time:9:00 a.m. (check below for details)
Place:First Congregational Church Parish House
10 Union Street, Milford

October 13, 2014

Mrs. Thrift Captures the Herbal Harvest

9:00 a.m.Coffee and Conversation
9:30 a.m.Business Meeting
10:30 a.m.Program - Mrs. Thrift Captures the Herbal Harvest
with Betsy Williams of The Proper Season

Learn how to stock your pantry and freezer with fresh herbs for winter cooking and holiday gift giving with time-saving methods and recipes. With Betsy Williams of The Proper Season

Gardens and farm stands are brimming with fresh herbs. Now is the time to stock your pantry and freezer for winter cooking and holiday gift giving.

Imagine lining your cupboard shelves with jewel-toned bottles of herb vinegars, golden brown herb mustards and sparkling jars of herbal jellies. Picture containers of herbed butters, bags of rosemary walnuts and bottles of herb pestos filling a corner of your freezer. Not enough time? Too much work? Not true. Mrs. Thrift never does anything that takes too much time!

Learn which herbs are best to dry, which to freeze. Mustards, butters, vinegars, jellies, salts, sauces and spreads can all be quickly made and then stored for winter enjoyment.

Bring your taste buds. We will end with a little taste of everything! Recipe sheets included.

Betsy Williams teaches, lectures and writes about living with herbs and flowers.

A life-long gardener, herb grower and cook, Betsy trained as a florist in Boston and England . She combines her floral gardening and cooking skills with an extensive knowledge of history, plant lore and seasonal celebrations. An entertaining lecturer, she weaves stories and legends throughout her informative talks and demonstrations.

November 10, 2014

With Gene Harrington of the Nashua Farmers Exchange

December 2014


January 2015

No Meeting

February 9, 2015

Members' Annual Pot Luck Luncheon

March 9, 2015

Preserving and Enjoying Artisanal Skills

With John Forti, Garden Historian with Strawberry Banke

April 13, 2015

Honeybees and the Art of Keeping Bees

With Birgit deWeerd of Bedford, MA.

May 11, 2015

Branch Out in Your Gardening: Adventures with Flowering Shrubs

With Kerry Ann Mendez of Perenially Yours, Kennebunk, Maine

May 16, 2015

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

On the Community House Lawn, Milford

June 8, 2015

Meeting TBA

July 13, 2015

Tour of Members' Gardens

August 10, 2015

Tour of Members' Gardens and Installation of Officers

Executive Committee Meeting: The Officers and Committee Chairpersons meet each month at the home of the President or other Board Member. Meetings are open to all members.