Events

Kitchen Herbs

Kitchen Herbs

PRESENTED BY | Anna Rae Reusink, CH DATE & TIME | Tuesday, April 16, 2019| 5:30 pm-7:30 pm For centuries people have been using spices and herbs to flavor, color, and texture their food. Herbs and spices can be mythic in their ability to change a dish from bland to interesting. Within the past few decades, herbs like turmeric have made their way into our popular American culture. turmeric, as we know, is added to many curries, but is also a commonly known anti-inflammatory and very powerful joint paint reducer. What most people may not...

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Food & Herb Preservation

Food & Herb Preservation

Preserving food by heating and sealing in jars had been a practice since 1790. Canning was the main method of preservation by families until after World War II, when other methods became more widespread. However, since 1973, the rates of canning by individuals has increased every year. Learning to preserve food this way can be a challenge – most people either learn from older family members or the internet. Canning is an amazing hobby – it allows you to take advantage of good deals on seasonal produce as well as know exactly what is in...

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Medicinal Broths

Medicinal Broths

Many case studies have been conducted on a very important topic, the human microbiome. These studies demonstrate the connection between the health of the gut and the mind. There are also many studies showing how food affects your mood, the diseases within your body, and your overall health. In this class series, we will dive into the world of medicinal broths. You will discover all of their nourishing benefits, and why you should include them in your culinary delights. Many health issues and conditions are related to the overall health...

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Herbs for the Heart & Mind

Herbs for the Heart & Mind

Learn to nourish your heart and mind by bringing herbs and flower essences into your daily life. Support from plants is something that can be woven into our routine in a simple way that produces profound effects. Learn to love on yourself by knowing what herbs can bring you back to calm and how. This class will provide participants with tools to help cultivate an awareness of their mind and body and what is in the moment will best serve them. Learn simple tricks about how to incorporate herbs and flower essences to provide healing...

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Skin Talks! What is Yours Saying?

Skin Talks!                           What is Yours Saying?

PRESENTED BY | Theresa Canosa, CHDATE & TIME | Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Skin is the body’s largest organ and plays several important roles in keeping us healthy and alive. One function being that it serves as a communication center, receiving information from the outside and transmitting that information to our internal systems. This communication goes both ways; when something is amiss on the inside, it can show up on the outside, alerting us that something is out of balance. Often times, these ‘alerts’ can...

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What’s in Your Water?

What’s in Your Water?

Throughout history, humans have held a strong reverence for water – rightfully so. Without this precious resource, life on Earth would cease to exist. The importance of water in the human body is unparalleled, making up about 60% of our physical form. Water is the key that helps every system in our bodies run smoothly. In a state of dehydration, the body cannot effectively carry out physiological processes which can contribute to a series of consequences to our health. Inadequate hydration also has consequences for our mental...

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101 Herbal Business Basics Workshop

101 Herbal Business Basics Workshop

March 2, 2019 | 10 am to 1 pm Are you interested in beginning a small business? Are you feeling overwhelmed at where to begin? This workshop is just for you! Description | 101 Herbal is taught in two segments. The first segment regards what steps are needed twelve months prior to opening an herbal business. The second segment discusses the grand opening of a business and beyond. This is a donation based information filled class; come prepared to discuss everything from product develop to taxes.   Workshop Outline | Basic...

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy

In our contemporary society, one can see that stress is a common theme that can manifest itself in many different forms within the human body. This can include physical stress, psychological stress, or even dietary stress. These and other forms of stress have been linked to the growing number of people who have been diagnosed with epilepsy or who have experienced one or multiple seizures within their lifetime. According to the CDC, approximately 1 out of 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy within their lifetime. The...

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Rocky Mountain Field Botany Certificate Course — Enrolling Now!

Rocky Mountain Field Botany Certificate Course — Enrolling Now!

Enrolling Now for 2019 Come join our Rocky Mountain Field Botany Certificate Course. Space is limited, be sure to sign up early! Start Date: May 17, 2019 Overview The Rocky Mountain Field Botany course is designed to provide a thorough introduction to field botany, positive plant identification, wild-crafting ethics, and sustainable harvesting and preservation techniques for the beginning to intermediate student. The main focus is on hands-on experience, along with a variety of lecture formats and labs. This year we will have an additional...

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Herbs for the Spiritual Heart

Herbs for the Spiritual Heart

By Samantha Grant, CH             What comes to mind when we think of the heart? It is typical to think of the chambered organ that resides in our chest and pumps our blood. Our heart is instrumental in providing our bodies with blood, carrying vital nutrients to nourish all of our body systems. But, what about the Life force carried by our emotional heart?  In Unani medicine, the ancient Greek tradition, as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Heart is recognized as an...

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