The Hoosier Botanicals purpose is to increase sales of culinary,
aromatic, medicinal, companion and decorative herb cultivars grown
by a network of small-scale growers in Indiana.
The Hoosier Botanicals Growers network facilitates communication
and cooperation between Indiana herb growers.
The Hoosier Botanicals newsletter helps to distribute information
to members. Seeking information from members and individuals interested
about herbs and their use. Cooperate with Institutions and Herb Societies
to further the interest of herbs.
Pursue information on culinary, aromatic, medicinal and decorative
herbs and their use. Provide information to the consuming public to
further the enjoyment of herbs.
Coordinate activities that will provide sales opportunities like
garden oriented shows, The State fair and special events like festivals.
We can encourage cooperation between members, growers to produce plants
and products for these events. Schedule members to participate in
Provide opportunities to members who are not pursuing plant production.
Encourage research and the pursuit of knowledge relating to product
development, processing, and recipe development for cooking and garden
Gather information concerning medical uses of herbs and the safe
use of medical herbs to distribute to the herb consumer.
Provide assistance with the processing of herbs. Drying and other
forms of preservation that would lead to product development.
Work with the state on rules and regulations that affect the production
of plants and products.
Create practical standards for Hoosier Botanicals to provide uniformity
for plant producing members and any products or services using the
name and logo
Herbs for Health & DelightTM
Herb Info cards
List of Participants
This program is supported cooperatively by the
Office of the Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of Indiana
Value Added Program
Purdue University Center for New Crops and Plant Products
Indiana Cooperative Extension Service
"Ways to Grow" Program.
For more information on aromatic & medicinal plants, culinary herbs & spices visit our
NewCROP, website of the Center for New Crops and Plant Products