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Auburn’s College of Agriculture’s partnership with hotel yields herbs for restaurant

AUBURN – Guests at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center are sure to notice the beautifully landscaped pool area. What they might not notice is that the area is actually a bountiful herb garden providing the hotel’s restaurant with the freshest herbs every day.

Prepared and cultivated by Auburn’s College of Agriculture, the garden is one of the latest partnerships between the hotel and the university.

Parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil, mint, oregano, chives and a bit of lavender are among the cornucopia of aromatic herbs that flourish against a backdrop of muscadine and scuppernong vines in the garden, which is filled with the soothing sounds of a flowing fountain.

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