Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi

Learn how to hold your knife as well as familiarizing yourself with different woods and how to use them. Japanese snacks and tea will be served and folks will crave in circle, receiving instruction and support as you go, moving through the stages of your project. Samples of wood carving projects will be available to observe and be inspired by.

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The Art of Broomcraft
Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

The Art of Broomcraft

Brooms are used around the world for daily and ritual cleansing of spaces. A broom is an important part of making a safe and sacred space. In this industrial modern world handcrafts of all kinds are being replaced by machine made goods. The broom is no exception. Handcrafted brooms are on the brink of extinction. In this four hour class you will learn the basics of Broom Craft. We will each make a turkey wing broom like in the picture to take home and use in our own daily cleansing rituals.

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Practical Alchemy with Karen Aguiar
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Practical Alchemy with Karen Aguiar

Join us as we begin our journey into making herbal tinctures using the Spagyric process. Spagyrics is a way to make tinctures using plant alchemy.

There are many understandings of this esoteric and mystical practice and we’ll go over the basic concepts important to Plant Alchemy: the Three Essentials, the Four Elements, “Prima Materia,” “Heart of the Sun” and “Spittle of the Moon”…

We’ll get our hands dirty applying these concepts using a Soxhlet apparatus, Crucibles, Mortars & Pestles, and few more modern appliances.

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Mother Loving Designer Trunk Show
May
11
11:00 AM11:00

Mother Loving Designer Trunk Show

Come on down to West County Herb Company for our annual indie designer trunk show and bring a mama! We’ll be featuring the ever coveted and timelessly crafted apparel of Honey Folk Clothing, the beaded works of Dancing Willow, the unique handcrafted collections of Ragged Thistle, the earthy hand tanned leather work from Maya Beth Maker, and the stylish, custom created New West Hats.

Buy local, buy conscious, buy well crafted, and by all means, buy good looking clothes!

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Herbal First Aid for Your Pet
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Herbal First Aid for Your Pet

Enjoy a fun class of preparing your pet’s own first aid emergency go bag! Be ready for any situation by creating an herbal first aid kit for your pet. Learn some basic herbs that can be used for a variety of conditions which can help to treat and support your pet in time of emergency. We will provide herbs and supplies so you can easily grab and go!

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Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi

Learn how to hold your knife as well as familiarizing yourself with different woods and how to use them. Japanese snacks and tea will be served and folks will crave in circle, receiving instruction and support as you go, moving through the stages of your project. Samples of wood carving projects will be available to observe and be inspired by.

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Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi

Learn how to hold your knife as well as familiarizing yourself with different woods and how to use them. Japanese snacks and tea will be served and folks will crave in circle, receiving instruction and support as you go, moving through the stages of your project. Samples of wood carving projects will be available to observe and be inspired by.

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Practical Medicine Making with Karen
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Practical Medicine Making with Karen

Through this series of herbal medicine making classes, we shall delve into the rich role Western herbal medicine making has played in the evolution of creating health for ourselves, our families and our communities. We will cover the four main solvents used for most herbal preparations; water, alcohol, glycerin and vegetable oil and then apply what we’ve learned with Hands-on herbal medicine making covering the practical skills needed to make teas, tinctures, glycerites, infused oils and more.

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Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

Wood Carving with Takayuki Zoshi

Learn how to hold your knife as well as familiarizing yourself with different woods and how to use them. Japanese snacks and tea will be served and folks will crave in circle, receiving instruction and support as you go, moving through the stages of your project. Samples of wood carving projects will be available to observe and be inspired by.

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