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June 2019

Magnificent Mycelium

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

Magnificent Mycelium: A deeper look into the symbiotic relationship between Plants and Fungi: Fungi and plants have been allies for millions of years! Learn about the fascinating relationship between these organisms, and how to harness this ancient symbiosis to enrich green landscapes at any scale. We will the use of mycorrhizal fungi, gardening with edible mushrooms, and how fungal sugars may benefit bees. Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a family-owned business out of Olympia dedicated to promoting the cultivation of high-quality…

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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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Garden planning

June 9 @ 10:30 pm - June 10 @ 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Garden planning is a year-round effort. This workshop will discuss integrated gardening principles; site choices; easy foods to grow; processing and preserving. Handouts will be provided.  

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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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July 2019

What is inflammation, really?

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Olympia Food Co-op Downtown Classroom, 610 Columbia Street Southwest
Olympia, wa 98501 United States
$7.00

Come for a deeper look that goes beyond the buzzwords and examines what inflammation really is, what it means for your health, and what to do about it. This information is particularly pertinent for anyone struggling with heart disease, asthma, allergies, autoimmune disease, arthritis or cancer.   What we’ll cover:   • The origins of inflammation in the body
 • When is it good and when is it bad?
 • How does it cause or exacerbate chronic diseases?
 • The…

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Baby & Me Gentle Yoga

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502

This class is oriented on babies and their caretakers. We will focus on bonding with the baby through very basic yoga techniques (such as breath work, gentle movement and singing mantras). The goal is to learn easy to remember tools to share with your little one on your own. It’s best if babies are at least 2 months, and all the way up right before becoming toddlers. It will be an opportunity to relax, have fun and support each other!…

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Edible Weeds

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Edible Weeds will cover gathering and foraging; recipes, processing and preserving; responsible harvesting. Handouts will be provided.  

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Farming with Fungi

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
$7.00

Farming with Fungi: This talk is an overview and exploration of a variety of ways that mushrooms can be incorporated into a sustainable farming practice. From benefiting soil structure, to increasing bloom production and supporting the health of your animals, fungi are your farms newest old friend.   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 have been instrumental in developing…

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