CLASS CANCELLED. HELP US COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 & PLEASE STAY HOME! Learn about the fundamentals of zero waste living, the zero waste pyramid, and how to shop zero waste at the Olympia Food Co-op. Start with a presentation covering the basic beliefs of zero waste and why we call it zero waste, followed […]
Yep! You can tap your big-leaf maple for sweet, delicious maple syrup! You’ve probably heard that it can’t be done, but it can! Any maple can be tapped. It’s simple, inexpensive, and so very worth the effort. And what else are you doing outdoors in the winter?
How to grow organic superfood potatoes endeavors to train the general public in sourcing and eating varietals of potatoes to enhance diet and health! Our passion for the Potatoes is brought about because of misinformation from the general industry and the desire to return the Potato to what the Incas knew-potatoes are- the real Superfood! […]
How to use red wigglers to compost kitchen scraps into useable fertilizer for your garden and houseplants. Will show an example of a worm bin and talk of methods of growing thru the seasons.
Blue Zones 101 – We will learn the Power 9 longevity principles and taste dishes from several Blue Zones. Come learn about the Blue Zones - the cultures with the highest number of centenarians (people over 100 years old) in the world. The zones are Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; […]
Come start seeds for your vegetable garden, herb garden, or flower beds. If you are new starting seeds indoors or would just like a fun opportunity to garden with other folks in your community, sign up for this hands-on workshop. We will offer tips and tricks on starting seed indoors, and provide a nice workspace, […]
Come join Produce Manager Erin Majors for a fun tasting of apples and pears. We will try each variety that the Co-op is currently offering and will also try some cheese and nut pairings.
This informative talk series is specific for women, LGBTQI , POC, low income folks who are interested in learning about how to purchase their very first house. There will be Q&A session, handouts and information to take home with you. Erin is a local real estate broker building alliship in the Olympia area by breaking […]
Whether you are brand new to make-up, just looking for some tips and techniques, or looking to switch out all your make-up to something more natural and healthy, this class is for you! Vanessa is a Traditional Naturopath and can speak on a variety of subjects, from medicinal herbs, aromatherapy, nutrition, homeopathy to mineral make-up! […]
When caring for others, by profession or by familial duty, we often feel selfish if we start to think about our needs. Let's change that conversation. As caretakers, we have to take care of ourselves in order to provide quality care. One way is by means of essential oils. In this class, we'll discuss several […]