-Herbal cooking: using food as medicine, Saturday, Nov. 3: Herbs are great to flavor foods, but they also act as healing agents. Learn to introduce nourishing herbs into your regular diet. We will experiment with a variety of recipes in this class and have lunch together.
-Respiratory health, Sunday, Nov. 11: The respiratory system gets overwhelmed easily. It is important to take good care so a little congestion doesn’t turn into something more serious. Learn to make a respiratory rub, herbal steams and healing teas, which will help to keep you breathing clearly.
-Creating herbal remedies, Saturday, Nov. 17: Learn how to make herbal remedies for yourself and as gifts for others. This class will provide discussion and hands-on plant work. The edible and medicinal qualities of the plants used in class will be covered. Participants will bring samples home.
For more information and to register, call 223-0112.
Michele Palazzo is an herbalist, naturalist, educator, activist and gardener with a Bachelor of Science in environmental science and forestry as well as many years of education with respected herbalists and naturopathic doctors. She has led edible and medicinal plant hikes and taught herb classes in Humboldt County and beyond for the past 15 years.