The York Expo Center, Memorial Hall, located at 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA. The Festival
has grown immensely since its first Festival held on June 26, 1999. Over the past twenty years the interest in gardening, growing and using herbs for culinary, health, well-being and natural beauty remedies as grown. Food production among home gardeners in the U.S. is at the highest level in more than a decade.
In a survey conducted by The National Gardening Association the estimates show that one in three households participate in gardening. The largest increase in the numbers during 2014 to 2017 has been within the 18 to 34 year old group (Millennials). In 2017 households spent an estimated $3.6 billion in growing vegetables, fruits, berries and herbs and $2.7 billion was spent on flower gardening. Gardening has become one of the county’s most popular activities.
The two-day festival will include a full schedule of Nationally known Speakers, Demonstrators, Instructors who are knowledgeable in Gardening and Using Herbs and Flowers Medicinally, Culinary and Crafting. The 2019 Herb of the Year is Anise Hyssop, a self-seeding perennial that works well in sunny borders, wildflower gardens, and herb gardens.
If you plan to go:
|When||04/08/2022 to 04/09/2022|
|Where||York Expo Center - 334 Carlisle Ave York, York PA|
|Website||Pennsylvania Herb and Garden Festival|
|Cost||Admission $8.00 (per day) Children under 12 Free|