Local Events + Classes

Free Community Education Program

The Community Education Program is part of East Bay Herbals' mission to provide accessible and relatable information about herbal medicine to the community.  All classes are free and open to the public, though registration (if applicable) is recommended.



Check back in Spring 2020 for more free community classes

Workshops + Classes

The Home Herbalist

Martinez Adult Community Education

The Martinez Adult School, Martinez, Ca

Winter Session: January 21, 2020 - February 11, 2020 

Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 pm / $100

Join East Bay Herbals for a four-week course on how to begin incorporating everyday herbalism into your life. We will cover the basics of herbal medicine, natural remedies for common ailments, and ways to begin using herbs in your home and kitchen. The class will include lessons on simple medicine making, leaving you with the skills needed to start making and using herbal medicine right away! Class fee is $75 with a $25 materials fees payable to the instructor.


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Medicinal Cordials + Digestifs

Herb Folk Community Medicine

Herb Folk - Petaluma, Ca

Saturday February 8th, 2020/ 10:00 am - 12:00 am / $60

Learn about cordials and elixirs made with herbs that pay homage to the winter season. We will take a special look at heart opening, warming, and stimulating digestive herbs - perfect for crafting comforting seasonal elixirs. We will discuss the healing properties of common herbs used in these preparations and learn about their historical uses including a brief history of the use of herbs in alcohol and as digestifs.


This workshop will include recipes, demonstrations, tastings, and everyone will take home a vial of a special Valentine’s Day themed cordial, perfect for a day of self-love. We’ll also learn how to make a heart forward mulled wine, and will use some heart opening and aphrodisiac herbs in our herbal concoctions.


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Medicinal Plant Walks


Mitchel Canyon Medicinal Herb Walk

Save Mount Diablo

Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center - Clayton, Ca

Saturday May 2nd, 2019/ 9:00 am - 11:00 am / 2 miles

Join us for a meander around the base of Mount Diablo to explore the medicinal plants growing along the trails at Mitchell Canyon. We will talk about the modern-day uses of the plants we see and discover some of the diversity that this abundant ecosystem holds. The walk will begin in the native plant garden at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center, where we will start our journey into the world of local medicinal herbs and their wonder/magic.


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Community Events
Check back in Spring 2020 for more community events

Past Events + Workshops

Free Community Class: Herbs For Winter Health - Monday, December 9th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca

Free Community Class: Fire Cider Demo - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - Pittsburg Library, Pittsburg, Ca

Class Series: The Home Herbalist - September 24th - October 15th, 2019 - Martinez Adult Education, Martinez, Ca

Workshop: Kitchen Medicinals - Wednesday August 28th, 2019.- Herb Folk Community Medicine, Petaluma, Ca


Workshop: The Medicine of Lavender - Saturday June 22nd, 2019 - Soul Food Farm, Vacaville, Ca


Community Event: DVC Horticulture Department Herb Fair - Sunday May 5th, 2019 - Pleasant Hill, Ca


Free Community Class: Medicinal Broths - soups, stews, and other healing winter foods - Saturday February 9th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez Ca


Free Community Class: Love Your Lungs: herbs that help support a healthy respiratory system - Tuesday  April 30th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca


Free Community Class: Holiday Special - DIY Elderberry Syrup - Tuesday December 4th, 2018 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca


Free Community Class: Herbs for Winter Immunity - Saturday November 10, 2019 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca


Free Community Class: Herbal Fire Cider Demo and Workshop - Friday October 12, 2018 - Orchard Nursery, Lafayette, Ca


Free Community Class: DIY Herbal Medicine - Oils, Vinegars, Salves. Sunday, August 12 2018 - Harvest House, Concord Ca


Local Outreach: Pleasant Hill Herb Society Herb Day 2018. Sunday July 15, 2018 - Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center, Pleasant Hill, Ca


Free Community Class: Herbal Skincare for Sun Exposure. Sunday, July 8 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca


Local Outreach: Martinez Beaver Festival. Sunday, June 30 2018 - Martinez, Ca


Free Community Class: Medicinal Teas + Refreshing Herbal Beverages. Sunday, June 10 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca


Herb Walk: Parent Child Herb Walk w/East Bay Forest School. Saturday, June 9 2018 - Crockett Hills Regional Park, Crockett, Ca


Free Community Class: Medicinal Herb Gardening + Planning for Pollinators. Saturday, May 19 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, CA


Herb Walk: Medicinal Plants w/ Sierra Club. Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Crockett Hills Regional Park, Crockett, Ca


Free Community Class: Intro to Herbal Medicine + Herbs for Seasonal Allergies. Sunday, April 15 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, CA





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