The San Antonio Herb Market Association Is  On The Go

CALENDAR FOR 2018:


Feb 19, 2018:     SAHMA at the Botanical Gardens in partnership with Chef Dave Tarrazas and Event Coordinator Myra Pilant in association with SAWS San Antonio Water Systems.  We have come together to offer an interesting course on the history of herbs, how they would have been used and how we can incorporate them into a healthy diet that would have been acceptable to the Meso American culture thriving here, long before the first Europeans put in an appearance.  Water conservation is an integral part of this course and we will learn how to use even the most basic containers, to grow herbs and vegetables, decorative plants, shrubs and trees with just the barest amount of water.  This is your chance to see and participate in the newest kitchen addition to the Gardens, built around a fabulous culinary garden, this is a stunner!  For further information on course particulars, please call the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.


May 20, 2018:     Basil Fest - At the Historic Pearl Brewery - "Everything BASIL" our cook-off for participating area chefs and restaurants to highlight our charity of the year event.  All money raised in our cook-off competition will be donated to our charity of choice for Basil Fest 2018.

May 26, 2018:     Festival of Flowers - Austin Highway Event Center, new venue - there will be cooking demonstrations, featuring - your favorite chef and mine - Dr. Connie Sheppard from Texas AgriLife.  Samples & handouts of our delicious and nutritious recipes, timed throughout the day. Attend the cooking demos and receive a complimentary copy of our booklet "Herbs" Nutritious and delicious.  Giving you every kind of information on the hardy herbs that thrive here in or climate and how to use them. See recipes on our recipe page

June 2, 2018 - Men's Garden Club of San Antonio presentation on how to set up, grow & use your herb garden at St. Paul's Catholic Church , 350 Sutton at 11:00 a.m.

October 21, 2018:  The San Antonio Herb Market Association's flagship event, selling all things herbal - potted herbs, arts and crafts, books, jams and jellies, a wonderful array of herbally related items.  Plus, all sorts of information on growing herbs in the s. central Texas climate.    Held at the beautifully restored, historic Pearl Brewery in downtown San Antonio, this event will feature our Celebrity Chef Dave Terrazas for Herb Market 2018 cooking with Hops, 2018 "Herb of the Year." The Herb Market is perfectly timed for getting all of your holiday gifts early and all in one place.  How good is that?  Join us for great family fun!


The San Antonio Herb Market Association, supporting Texas Herb Growers & Artisans since 1991

​If your organization would like a speaker to talk about herbs how to grow use and implement into a healthy lifestyle, please get in touch with us.





In addition to the two major events we hold each year, Basil Fest and Herb Market, the San Antonio Herb Market Association can be found speaking at various locations around the county.  In our mission to promote the use of herbs, we partner with local nurseries, colleges, community groups, and host local events to offer Herbal seminars on how to grow, cultivate and use​ the herbs you grow.  We give cooking demonstrations and talk about the benefits of adding herbs into your everyday cooking for a healthy lifestyle.  As we schedule events each year they will be shown here, so check back often.  If you would like to be added to our email list for notification of  upcoming events, go to the Contact Us and fill out a request.  We do not share email addresses - EVER.