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5th Annual Inn to Inn Herb Tour in NH

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Join 11 premier White Mountain Inns  June 8-9, 2013  for the 5th Annual Inn to Inn Spring Herb Tour from 11am – 4pm each day! Each inn will  present an in-depth look at a popular culinary herbs.  Tour goers can take home herb trivia, historical facts, recipes and ideas for growing the herb seedlings they receive from each inn. It’s a take-home herb garden and a fun, educational getaway combined with relaxing and rejuvenating stays at award-winning inns.

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Each inn will focus on one herb and offer delicious tastings featuring that assigned herb  from their own kitchen garden. In the past, tour goers have grazed from inn to inn enjoying tastes of tomato basil soup, carrot-chervil dip, sage biscuits, tarragon egg salad, and rosemary chocolate cookies. This year’s tour will feature a whole new menu of wonderful herb-inspired tastings. Participants will go home with a folder of new recipes from dishes they tasted plus interesting herbal lore and pots of herbs or seeds to grow their own. It’s quite literally a take-home herb garden in one getaway!

Six Northern inns (Jackson, NH to North Conway, NH) will be open on Saturday, June 8th and five different Southern inns (Conway to Chocorua) will be open on Sunday, June 9, 2013, allowing plenty of time to enjoy delicious tastings and tour inns at each stop.

Northern Inns open from 11 am – 4 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2013 include:

Inn at Ellis River, Jackson, NH: featured herb – mint

Glen Oaks Inn, Intervale, NH: featured herb – lemongrass

1785 Inn, Intervale, NH: featured herb – parsley

Eastman Inn, North Conway, NH: featured herb – thyme

Old Red Inn & Cottages, North Conway, NH: featured herb – anise

Admiral Peary House, Fryeburg, ME: featured herb – sage

Southern Inns open from 11 am – 4 pm on Sunday, June 9, 2013 include:

Darby Field Inn, Albany, NH: featured herb – basil

Snowvillage, Snowville, NH: featured herb – lavender

Inn at Crystal Lake, Eaton, NH: featured herb- rosemary

Riverbend Inn, Chocoura, NH: featured herb – chives

Brass Heart Inn: featured herb – oregano