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OLYMPIA, WA

2326 4TH Ave E

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Our team of knowledgeable professionals are skilled in a variety of areas and love sharing their skills with members of our community.   We offer a variety of classes and events throughout the year! Check out our calendar of events listed below or give us a call to find out more!

Join us for one of our classes! Register in store, by phone 360-972-2993!

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS 2019!  

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Please come into the store or call 360-972-2993 to register.

Watch this spot for online registration coming soon!  

Payment is due at the time of pre-registration.

**All classes subject to 7 person minimum enrollment.  Full refunds will be issued if any class is cancelled .**

 

 

SOAPMAKING! Sunday Nov 24, 12-2pm

$15 per person, plus $10 materials fee

Hands-on milk soap making workshop!  Discover the basics of cold process soap, and observe a comprehensive step-by-step soap making tutorial.  You will be taking home a corresponding checklist of materials, FAQ’S, and a recipe to help you begin your own soap making success safely and effectively at home, as well as have the opportunity to take home your own mold and fresh soap from the workshop. Taught by Lydia Tevis of Harmony Heritage Farms, whose wonderful soaps we sell in-store upstairs!

Lydia (and her husband) have been farming regeneratively for 7 years in Mossyrock, WA.   In her spare time, Lydia enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, gardening, and cuddling sheep.

***class is full***

 

Thanksgiving Hours!

Wednesday Nov 27: 9am - 2pm

Thursday Nov 28: Closed

Friday Nov 29: 1pm - 6pm

 

Holiday Appetizers and Sides!  Sunday Dec 1,

12-2pm $15 per person, plus $10 materials fee

Please come and join Melissa Burgess, NTP for an afternoon of whipping up some quick sides and appetizers for your holiday. We will be making roasted brussels sprouts with two sauces as an option, classic cranberry sauce with a twist, and two versions of potatoes. In addition, we will toss in a couple quick appetizers like a cheese dish and one other surprise!

This class will be hands-on and each student will go home with some goodies!

 

RESTORATIVE WELLNESS Recipes! Sunday Dec 8, 12-2pm $15 per person, plus $10 materials fee

Melissa Burgess, NTP is back again for an afternoon of learning some healthier options for the colder seasons. Let's start with sipping on and learning how to make some delicious healing turmeric tea.  Then learn about the benefits of bone broth, what you can do with it and how quick we can instant pot it! Then we will move on to healing the body with a delicious roasted beet salad and a surprise treat at the end. Each student will go home with some goodies!

 

We will be CLOSING early Thursday Dec 19 at 4pm in celebration of the Winter Solstice

 

FERMENTATION! Sunday Jan 5, 12-2pm $15 per person plus $10 materials fee

This Class will cover an overview of several fermented goodies taught by locally certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and small acreage farmer Melissa Burgess. Learn about Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Sauerkraut, and lacto-fermented veggies. Every participant will go home with a jar of sauerkraut, some additional items, and printed materials! Please bring 2 quart or half gallon jar to take your kraut home. Two jars are better then one! You can also purchase your jars upon arriving for the class.

 

HATCH TO HEN! Sunday Jan 12, 12-2pm,

$15 per person

This class will cover everything you need to know about raising your chickens from cute little chick to egg-producing hen! If you've ever wanted to keep chickens, but aren't sure where to begin, this class will give you the info and the confidence you need to get started!

Taught by Eastside Urban Livestock Dept. Manager Beverly King

 

PRUNING and Holistic Management of Home Orchards and Small Fruit-  Sunday Jan 19,

12-2:30pm, $20

This class will cover basic pruning techniques for home gardeners with fruit trees and berries, and will also cover topics like soil health, holistic sprays, planting techniques, pollinization, and planning for long-term  harvests.  

Taught by Eastside Urban owner Brighida deVargas, with over 25 years of agriculture, horticulture, and landscape design experience.

 

Year-Round Gardening!  Last Sunday each month Starts Feb 2020

This class will cover all the basics of planning and planting for a continuous organic harvest in our area!  Learn all about how you can have fresh veggies in every season! This comprehensive class is not to be missed! Taught by Eastside Urban owner Brighida deVargas, with over 25 years of agriculture, horticulture, and landscape design experience.

 

Coming Soon:

BERRIES 101

WINE MAKING, INCLUDING FRUIT WINES

FERMENTING: KRAUT AND PICKLES IN YOUR CROCK OR MASON JAR!

GARDENING WITH CHICKENS

MICROBIOME: SOIL AND YOUR HEALTH

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OUR UPSTAIRS AREA now includes:

CLASSROOM EDUCATION SPACE

BEEKEEPING & NATIVE BEE SUPPLIES

UNUSUAL HOUSEPLANTS

SAUSAGE MAKING

CHEESEMAKING

CANDLEMAKING

SOAPMAKING

WINEMAKING, BREWING, CIDERING

BULK HONEY: 3 varieties PacificNW Raw

honey by the pound!

PLUS MORE!!