Events & Classes
All of our classes are hosted in the Co-op's 3rd floor classroom. The classroom is available to rent for meetings, small parties or activities to the community (Co-op member-owners get a special rate). Stop by and check it out. We'd be happy to show you inside.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about details/availability.
Fall 2014 Events Schedule
September 26th, 2014 6:00pm-8:00pm
Did you know that there was a type of drink called, “drinking vinegars,” also known as, “a shrub.” Shrubs are wonderful drink mixers that don’t need to be refrigerated. The sweet-and-sour syrup could be mixed with either water or soda water and served as a soft drink, or it could be used as a mixer in alcoholic cocktails. Let your imagination run wild. There are many ways to make these delicious aperitifs. In this workshop taught by Deanna of Unwound Botanicals: You learn how to make a shrub. They can be a delicious refreshing drink. Taste these refreshing drinks. Recipes for different kinds of shrubs. Make a shrub. Take home your very own homemade shrub. ***Workshop has a $10 materials fee*** Please pay the instructor directly.
Ginger Bug Class
October 3rd, 2014 6:00-8:00pm
Who would want to try a ginger bug? Actually, a ginger bug is a fermented homemade soda starter. In this workshop taught by Deanna of Unwound Botanicals you will learn how to make a ginger bug using basic ingredients sold at the Co-op. You will also sample homemade sodas, take home recipes for natural sodas and a ginger bug recipe, take home your very own ginger bug. ***Workshop has a $10 materials fee*** Please pay the instructor directly.
Basics of Safe Canning
October 4th, 2014 6:00pm-8:00pm
Preserve the harvest! In this free class you can learn the basics of food safety and canning skills, including how to prevent bacteria and food spoilage, necessary tools and equipment you'll need, and how to can both high and low acid foods.
Cold, Flu, Back to School and You!
October 9th, 2014 6:30pm-8:00pm
Join instructor Allison Hays from Art of Aromatherapy and discover how Therapeutic Grade essential oils can safely and naturally combat virus, bacteria, germs and infections. Essential oils also help improve mental clarity & focus – for kids AND adults. Learn how you can enjoy more restful sleep and feel more balanced during the daytime. Experience oils in class. Class is free but please register in advance if you are interested in coming.
Chocolate Truffles Class
October 10th, 2014 6:00-8:00pm
Have you ever wished your sweet tooth could be healthy and delicious? Fear not because in this workshop you will learn the art to making healthful chocolate truffles infused with herbs that you can purchase at your local co-op supply or local herb store. Taught by Deanna of Unwound Botanicals this workshop will help you understand how to: make chocolate truffles, know at least two herbs that are traditionally used to boost your immune system that you can purchase locally, understand the basics of herbal syrups and their many uses, taste and take home your very own handmade truffles, take home truffle recipe along with a shopping list. ***Workshop has a $10 materials fee*** Please pay the instructor directly.
Mindful Living 101
3 week series starting October 13th, 2014 6:00-8:00pm
The hustle and bustle of life today can wreck havoc on our bodies, minds and spirits. Attend this class and learn valuable tools for slowing your life down, living with more intention, focus and peace. This class will cover emotional eating cycles, meditation, journaling, stress relief solutions and other modalities for creating peace and harmony in your life. Cost for series is $60. Please pay the instructor directly.
Intro to Breathing, Yoga & Meditation
October 15th, 2014 6:00-8:30pm
Come spend a relaxing evening with us as you learn the basics of yoga, breathing, and meditation by Holman Health Connections very own, Roy Holman. Class is FREE to all.
Essential Oils as Gifts for Family and Friends
October 25th, 2014 1:00-3:00pm
Join instructor Bill Calaghan from Life's Solace as you learn how to use oils to make gifts for friends and family. How to blend them together then what you can add them to soap, candles, scrubs, bath salts or just the blend itself.
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Sept 26 - Schrubs Class
Oct 3 - Ginger Bug Class
Oct 4 - Basics of Safe Canning
Oct 9 - Cold, Flu, Back to School and You!
Oct 10 - Chocolate Truffles Class
Oct 13 - Mindful Living 101
Oct 15 - Intro to Breathing, Yoga & Meditation
Oct 25 - Essential Oils as Gifts for Family and Friends