Membership

Becoming a Member

The Pioneer Unit is one of the many local units of The  Herb Society of America.

In order to become a member of the Pioneer Unit one must:

  • attend three general meetings as a guest within a year’s time frame
  • perform three garden volunteer hours at one of the Unit’s sponsored gardens
  • submit a membership application to the membership chairman when these criteria are met and await approval by the Unit board
  • pay the national membership dues for The Herb Society of America, the local unit dues, and a membership badge fee

In order to maintain membership a member must:

  • attend at least three general unit meetings a year
  • participate in the preparation of the Unit’s major fundraiser – the Herbal Forum
  • participate on-site at the Unit’s major fundraiser – the Herbal Forum
  • be willing to hold office or serve on committees
  • perform at least 20 volunteer hours per year
  • pay the national membership dues for The Herb Society of America and the local unit dues on a yearly basis