Tag Archives: herbs

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  • Tue., January 7, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn what role medicinal plants can play in increasing your health and well-being in 2020. This free talk will introduce a philosophy of herbal medicine, how herbs work, and basic remedies for maintaining and increasing health and happiness. Come with curiosity; leave with recipes and inspiration.

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  • Sat., January 11, 2020
    9:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a day of inspiration, nature and rejuvenation at Soil Born Farms without leaving the city. A delicious, organic lunch will be served and an afternoon tea. Come make the connection between food, health and the environment. You will feel refreshed and motivated to take good care of YOU! Presenters include: Maxine Barish-Wreden, MD, ABIHM, Rev. Candis Cantin, Daylin Wade, Ann Sibbet, Terese Hollander Esperas, Summer Ward, Kellan MacKay and Janet Zeller
The $75 price includes organic lunch, snacks and beverages. Enjoy the day with a friend: Register two people by Dec. 31 for $100 (save $50). Space is limited. Adults only.

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  • Sat., December 7, 2019
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Each season brings unique challenges and opportunities for our well-being. This class will offer techniques for using herbs, diet, and good habits for optimizing health and avoiding illness in the colder, darker months of the year. The class will include lecture, demonstration and hands-on creation of herbal remedies for yourself or for holiday gifts.

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  • Tue., December 3, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Many medical traditions view the functioning of the digestive system as the root of health. Current science supports this concept, as we continue to understand the complex role of digestion, including the microbiome, on physical, mental and emotional well-being. This class will focus on building a healthy digestive system through herbs, diet and positive habits. The format will include lecture, herbal recipes and hands-on herbal preparations to take home.

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  • Tue., November 19, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

This hands-on class will delve deeper into the art and science of herbal remedies. We will discuss approaches to combining herbs and effectively extracting medicinal properties and broaden our discussion and practice in making herbal preparations, including creams and advanced tinctures. Students will take home products of their own creation.

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  • Sat., October 12, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm

There are many new scientific breakthroughs on keeping our brains healthy. It has been found that watching television and electronic devices can lower the brain activity by 25%. Also, lack of healthy fats in the diet can be detrimental to the brain as well. Sleep stimulates what is known as the “glymphatic system” which is the cleansing mechanism of the brain while sleeping. We will discuss how to optimize your brain health and share recipes of foods and herbs and games that support brain function.

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  • Tue., August 27, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Medicinal and culinary herbs in the home garden can add flavor to your meals, home remedies to your medicine cabinet, and beauty, diversity, and beneficial insect habitat to your landscape. This class offers classroom and hands-on instruction for growing an array of medicinal and culinary herbs, and an introduction to harvesting and using what you grow.

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  • Tue., September 24, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Autumn is a wonderful time to focus on boosting overall health and addressing challenges such as exhaustion and low immunity during the cold/flu season, and opportunities such as the prevention of springtime allergies. This class will introduce the plant remedies growing around us this time of year, and how to support the body and mind with herbs, diet, and habits as we transition into the cooler, darker months. The format will include lecture and hands-on activities indoors and outdoors. We will share a seasonal dinner which incorporates many of the ideas discussed in the class.

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  • Tue., July 16, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. We will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal tonics and simple home remedies to use when ailments arise.

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  • Sat., July 27, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm

This class is rescheduled for Saturday, October 12. There are many new scientific breakthroughs on keeping our brains healthy. It has been found that watching television and electronic devices can lower the brain activity by 25%. Also, lack of healthy fats in the diet can be detrimental to the brain as well. Sleep stimulates what is known as the “glymphatic system” which is the cleansing mechanism of the brain while sleeping. We will discuss how to optimize your brain health and share recipes of foods and herbs and games that support brain function.