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May 2019

Self Care Workshop with Dr. Jennea Wood of Tummy Temple

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Olympia Food Co-op – Downtown Community Classroom, 610 Columbia Street Southwest
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
$7.00

Whether triggered by work, interpersonal relationships, politics, etc., our nervous systems frequently wind up overtaxed with stress, resulting in anxiety, depression, muscle tension, adrenal dysfunction, digestive disturbances, chronic inflammation and more. Self-care is often discussed as the answer, but what does that really mean? We will start with a short meditation and then have a lighthearted discussion of what self-care really means and how to adapt this idea to suit each of us.   Some topics include:   Learning to listen to your…

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Using mushrooms to filter storm water drainage for the Eastside Olympia Food Co-op parking lot With Sarika Igloi

May 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Eastside Olympia Food Co-op, 3111 Pacific Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
Free

  Free class at the Eastside Olympia Food Co-op garden, meet in the main garden at the Eastside Olympia food coop. If raining please bring weather gear and meet up front by the bench. Learn how to create simple storm water drainage water filtration systems with mushrooms. Use mycelium to establish water filtration systems for water runoff, share in incubating filters to be used during the rainy season. Come share your experiences of stewardship of native plants and favorite bird…

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Seed Starting Workshop with Terra Kram

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Olympia Food Co-op, Westside Garden Center, 921 Rogers Street Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 United States
$7.00

Come to the West Side Garden Center to celebrate Nature in the magic of life springing anew and join us in starting seeds for vegetables, herbs and flowers. Hands-on training for starting seed to grow indoors or out, with the Co-op providing a nice workspace, some potting soil, and discounted prices on seeds and seed starting supplies. The Co-op carries seed from local (PNW) seed companies, including many open-pollinated selections!    

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Seed Starting Workshop with Terra Kram

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Olympia Food Co-op, Westside Garden Center, 921 Rogers Street Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502 United States
$7.00

Come to the West Side Garden Center to celebrate Nature in the magic of life springing anew and join us in starting seeds for vegetables, herbs and flowers. Hands-on training for starting seed to grow indoors or out, with the Co-op providing a nice workspace, some potting soil, and discounted prices on seeds and seed starting supplies. The Co-op carries seed from local (PNW) seed companies, including many open-pollinated selections!    

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Growing Mushrooms at Home with Loni Jean Ronnebaum of Fungi Perfecti

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

The Olympia Food Co-op is proud to announce that Fungi Perfecti select mushroom starter kits, that were previously only available through mail order, are now available for purchase at our Westside Garden center. Join us for this free and informative presentation that will feature information on low tech mushroom cultivation for home and garden, people and planet.   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms.…

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June 2019

Healing Digestive Complaints with Dr. Jennea Wood of Tummy Temple

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Olympia Food Co-op – Downtown Community Classroom, 610 Columbia Street Southwest
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
$7.00

Digestion is so central to health because it takes a clean burning digestive system to optimally absorb vitamins and minerals from our food, and digestive irritation and inflammation frequently leads to body-wide inflammation. Bloating, heartburn and other uncomfortable digestive symptoms are signs that this process isn’t happening optimally. Over time this can lead to nutrient deficiencies and increased inflammation in the body and can therefore effect the health of every single other body system. You are not alone! Digestive disturbances are…

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Cooking With fermented Foods with Awren Schwartz

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Fermented foods are good for you body, your belly, and your mind. Come learn how to make all kinds of fermented foods that have been staples in peoples' diets from all over the world for thousands of years. We will be preparing Gluten Free Vegetarian meals so bring your appetite and sense of adventurousness. awren has worked in a number of professional kitchens cooking food that ranges from Haute Cuisine to sprouted vegan gluten free free range organic air. While…

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Bitter: The Lost Flavor with Martha Eden

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Olympia Food Co-op – Downtown Community Classroom, 610 Columbia Street Southwest
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
$7.00

Did you know that bitter foods play a crucial role in human health? In this class, we will: ~ gain a deeper understanding of how bitter foods support digestion, vitality and more ~ take home surprisingly simple and delicious recipes you can incorporate into your life to enjoy more of the bitter flavor We will also blend an herbal salt and sample digestive bitters. Martha Eden is an acupuncturist and herbalist practicing in Olympia http://www.snakeoilbotanicals.com  

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MycoRestoration and Saving the Bees with Tristan Woodsmith of Fungi Perfecti

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Mycorestoration and Saving the Bees: A brief overview of our research on the use of fungi for filtration of water (mycofiltration), the breakdown of toxic wastes (mycoremediation), empowering ecoforestry strategies (mycoforestry) and helping to influence and control pest insect populations (mycopesticides), also Tristan will cover how mushrooms may help save the bees!   Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality gourmet and health benefiting mushrooms. In business since 1980, we…

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